All3’s Objective Fiction appoints Hannah Mackay to lead new LA division

All3Media’s Objective Fiction is setting up a permanent US operation and has appointed Hannah Mackay to lead the new LA-based division. Mackay, who was previously Objective Fiction’s head of scripted, becomes SVP at Objective Fiction America with immediate effect and will focus on on North American original commissions, alongside US/UK co-productions. She previously produced the […]

All3’s Maverick TV hires ‘Operation Ouch!’ exec Romily Menzies for kids factual

All3Media’s Maverick TV has appointed Operation Ouch! exec Romily Menzies to lead the UK production firm’s children’s factual brands. Menzies becomes exec producer at Maverick, with a remit to lead and develop the company’s children’s factual brands. She will also remain executive producer of Operation Ouch! for the UK’s CBBC. The Bafta-winning series has been […]

HBO Max joins BBC, Stan & ZDF’s Australian thriller ‘The Tourist’

HBO Max has joined upcoming Australia-set drama The Tourist, which is being produced by Fleabag firm Two Brothers Pictures for the UK’s BBC, Aussie streamer Stan and ZDF in Germany. The 6 x 60-minute limited series, which was first revealed last year, is being written by Two Brother’s Harry and Jack Williams, with The Fall’s […]

Tony Tackaberry steps down as CEO at All3’s Lion TV USA

All3Media-owned Lion TV USA CEO Tony Tackaberry is stepping down after almost two decades with the Cash Cab producer. Tackaberry has been at the New York-based firm for 17 years but is departing to start a new venture, details of which are being kept under wraps. His remit is being replaced by SVP of production […]

All3’s Raw hires BBC Studios exec Fiona Clarke as COO

All3Media-owned UK factual producer Raw has appointed BBC Studios (BBCS) exec Fiona Clarke to take the newly created position of COO. Clarke will report to Raw’s CEO Joely Fether and work closely with MD Piers Vellacott and founder Dimitri Doganis to support the business across all operational areas. She will take up the role in […]

‘Witless’ prodco Objective Media appoints first head of comedy

All3Media-owned Objective Fiction has appointed GameFace and Witless producer Charlotte Lewis as its first head of comedy. Lewis, who joined Objective as producer in 2013, will work work alongside head of development Kelly McGolpin in the newly created role having most recently been an in-house executive for the Objective Fiction banner, launched by Ben Farrell in 2016. […]

All3 buys ‘Our Planet’ & ‘Perfect Planet’ producer Silverback Films

All3Media has acquired blue chip natural history producer Silverback Films, the UK-based firm behind The Hunt, Our Planet and David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet. The company, which was founded in 2012 by former BBC producers Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, is also behind upcoming BBC and Discovery five-parter A Perfect Planet, which will premiere […]

Studio Lambert’s Tania Alexander leaves ‘Gogglebox’ prodco

Studio Lambert’s Tania Alexander, who oversees the All3Media-owned prodco’s UK hit series Gogglebox, is leaving the company. Alexander had been with the prolific production house for more than a decade, including six years as director of factual entertainment. She co-created and oversaw Gogglebox for the UK’s Channel 4 and has also been behind shows including […]

Bridging the gap: Solving viewer fatigue with scripted series

Serialised drama has soared in popularity over recent years, but as the number of shows on offer continues to multiply, Nick Edwards asks whether audiences are getting tired of long-term commitment Long-running, immersive TV series have come to define our drama consumption over recent history. First, there were the early pioneering shows such as Hill […]

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