Bill Hobbins, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Arts, Sky

Bill Hobbins is a Commissioning Editor in the Entertainment Department at Sky, where he oversees many series, including Landscape & Portrait Artist of the YearTate Britain’s Great Arts Walks, the PASSIONS seasons for SKY ARTS, Revolution and the upcoming Faster: Race The World for SKY 1.

Formerly a Producer, with over 20 years experience in a variety of genres, he joined SKY in 2015 from Lion Television where he was Entertainment Executive, co-exec producing Sexy Beasts for BBC Three and an Emmy-winning new series of Horrible Histories specials for CBBC.

Prior to that, as Creative Director at CBBC, he ran the in-house development team, creating the BAFTA Award-winning Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom. Hobbins also held roles at Mentorn, producing Robot Wars for BBC Two, and at RDF where he looked after several series of Scrapheap Challenge for Channel 4. 

Harriet Palmer