All3Media’s Lime responds after claims of racism on ‘Hollyoaks’ set

All3Media’s UK-based Lime Pictures has launched an investigation after a star of its youth-skewing drama Hollyoaks said she had witnessed racism from one of the show’s producers. Rachel Adedeji alleged that a senior producer on the Channel 4 show had used a racial slur in comments made to a black member of cast and had […]

All3’s Objective Fiction launches drama label with ‘Guilt’ scribe Neil Forsyth

Guilt writer Neil Forsyth has launched a new production label with All3Media-backed Objective Fiction. Forsyth, who has also been behind fellow BBC drama Eric, Ernie & Me, will head up Tannadice Pictures and focus on exclusively developing content for Objective Fiction, part of parent prodco Objective Media. The agreement also sees Forsyth developing projects with […]

BBC & Pact strike terms of trade deal, ending long-running iPlayer dispute

The BBC and UK producer body Pact have agreed a far-reaching new terms of trade deal to enable the public broadcaster to offer programming for 12 months via its iPlayer streamer. The agreement, which has been in the works for a year, means the BBC will receive an automatic 12 month iPlayer window on all […]

Dealing with Covid-19: The view from New York & China delight

New York-based Tony Tackaberry, CEO at All3Media-backed Lion Television USA, provides the latest installment to TBI’s ongoing coverage exploring how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the content industry. I am writing this from the Hudson Valley in upstate New York, two hours north of what was until recently my home and Lion TV’s US headquarters […]

Netflix extends format duo ‘Love Is Blind’ and ‘The Circle’

Netflix has ordered two further seasons of dating format Love Is Blind and the US version of The Circle, both of which have been hits with subscribers and critics. Casting has started on the second season of Love Is Blind, which has been ordered from Red Arrow Studios’ LA-based producer Kinetic Content, and a third […]

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios unveils acquisitions plans and first prodco deal

All3Media-backed digital content creator and distributor Little Dot Studios has unveiled the first of series of company acquisitions as part of rapid growth plans. The first deal sees Little Dot agreeing to buy London-based production studio WING, which creates content brands and sports governing bodies including the International Olympics Committee, Coca-Cola and Vodafone. It was […]

ITV orders family thriller ‘Hollington Drive’

ITV has ordered four-part thriller Hollington Drive from screenwriter Sophie Petzal, the creator of hit Channel 5 drama Blood. Produced by All3Media scripted label West Road Pictures, Hollington Drive focuses on the lives of two sisters, Theresa, and her older head teacher sibling, Helen. Both women appear close and their families enjoy spending time together. […]

All3Media strikes bumper Latin American deal with Acorn TV

AMC Networks’ streaming service Acorn TV has acquired more than 180 hours of content from All3Media for Latin America. Acorn TV has secured SVoD rights in Latin America to first five seasons of the UK’s leading drama export Midsomer Murders, seasons two and three of murder mystery Agatha Raisin, and five seasons of South Pacific Pictures’ whodunit The […]

AMPLE launches true crime division, hires All3Media & 44 Blue Productions alum to run it

AMPLE Entertainment, the US prodco behind Facebook’s 9 Months With Courteney Cox, has launched a true crime division and appointed veteran producer Tammy Wood to run it. Wood becomes SVP of crime programming and will report directly to co-presidents Ari Mark and Phil Lott. She will oversee production across AMPLE’s crime show slate, which includes […]

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