Stephen Lambert


Ex-Sony int’l production chief Wong joins TRX board

Former Sony Pictures Television (SPT) international production president Andrea Wong has joined the board of disruptive distribution platform TRX. Wong joins other industry figures such as Stephen lambert and John McVay on the company’s board. She is already on the boards of Liberty Media, Liberty Interactive Corporation and the Hudson’s Bay Company. TRX went live […]

Stephen Lambert to advise TRX

Stephen Lambert has become the latest senior TV exec to join the board of TRX, the soon-to-launch online rights-trading platform. Lambert has joined the TRX advisory board, joining other industry figures including Nadine Nohr and John McVay. TRX has been set up by David and Matthew Frank who both worked with Lambert at RDF. Having […]

TV’s Big Questions: what is shaping the world of content?

Platforms, technology and marketing aside, what really drives the international TV industry is content. We asked a selection of execs from around the world for the shows that they feel are pioneering, brilliant or genre-defining. In the world of docs, Simon Chinn from Man on Wire prodco Lightbox says 2015 was the year of the […]

TV’s Big Questions: what direction should the BBC take?

The BBC, perhaps the world’s most revered pubcaster, is under financial, political and cultural pressure to change how it operates. We asked senior executives what ‘Auntie’ should do next. “Any TV executive who doesn’t care about the health of the BBC needs their head examined,” says Pulse Films unscripted boss Roy Ackerman. “What does it […]

TV’s Big Questions: has the wave of M&A been positive for the industry?

Industry consolidation continued apace in 2015. The biggest deal, announced last year and effective from early 2016, was the merger of Banijay Group and Zodiak Media, and the news French media giant Vivendi was buying a 26% chunk of the new entity in a €290 million (US$314 million) deal. Canal+ owner Vivendi is set to […]

TV’s Big Questions: has the wave of M&A been positive for the industry?

Industry consolidation continued apace in 2015. The biggest deal, announced last year and effective from early 2016, was the merger of Banijay Group and Zodiak Media, and the news French media giant Vivendi was buying a 26% chunk of the new entity in a €290 million (US$314 million) deal. Canal+ owner Vivendi is set to […]

Undercover Boss breaks cover in Brazil

Brazilian broadcaster Globo has ordered its own version of All3Media International format Undercover Boss. This marks the first time the British-conceived format has launched in Latin America as an original. Globo will run the show as Chefe Secreto, running as an 8x15mins segment in weekly Sunday night primetime show Fantástico from this week (September 13). […]

All3 producing pair of Bravo shows

All3Media America has bagged a pair of deals to develop unscripted shows for US cable channel Bravo. All3’s US parent firm will pact with subsidiary prodco Morocco Junction Entertainment on Tabatha’s Life Takeover (WT), and with another All3 firm, Lime Pictures, on Heir Heads (WT). Tabatha’s Life Takeover will follow fashionista Tabatha Coffey as she […]

Turton secures All3Media CEO post

Jane Turton has been confirmed as the permanent CEO of UK-based production giant All3Media. She has been leading Gogglebox owner All3 since previous chief executive Farah Ramzan-Golant’s exit last year, but her official promotion today comes after a lengthy selection process. Turton now oversees a production group of 20 prodcos, including Studio Lambert, All3Media America […]

Studio Lambert poaches BBC’s Hogg for drama

Gogglebox prodco Studio Lambert as appointed BBC drama producer Susan Hogg to lead its push into drama programming. She will be head of drama and president, scripted programming at the All3Media-backed company, which earlier this month revealed it was branching out of unscripted and reality TV. Hogg, a former head of drama at ITV Studios […]