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All3Media sells Brokenwood Mysteries to Germany

German viewers will get the chance to puzzle over The Brokenwood Mysteries after All3Media sold the murder mystery series to Das Erste. The 4×120 minute series is set against the dramatic backdrop of New Zealand, and is about to enter its fifth season this autumn. The Das Erste deal follows a number of similar successful […]

Betty adds factual heads including Lime Pictures exec

All3Media-owned Betty has appointed Lime Pictures’ Daniella Berendson (left) to the newly created role of head of factual entertainment and promoted David Harrison (right) to become head of factual and adventure formats. The duo will work closely with CCO Alex Menzies, who joined the company last June after the departure of the company’s joint managing […]

All3Media secures sales for Welsh noir drama Hidden

Distributor All3Media international has unveiled several international sales, including to North America, for crime drama Hidden (Craith). Broadcasters and platforms including Acorn TV (North America), Dizale (France) and Rialto Channel (New Zealand) have picked up the eight-part limited series. In addition, it has been acquired by DR (Denmark), KRO (Netherlands) and VRT (Belgium), all of whom previously acquired […]

Nat Geo secures Royal Wedding specials from Spun Gold

National Geographic is the latest broadcaster to unveil its plans for the upcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with two royal wedding specials premiering later in May. Leading up to the wedding, National Geographic will premiere Prince Harry’s Story: Four Royal Weddings, which charts Harry’s journey from childhood through the prism of key […]

Volume of TV prodco M&A doubled in four years – IHS

Mergers and acquisitions in the television production space more than doubled between 2013 and 2017 as companies scramble for IP ownership, according to new research. IHS Markit data found that TV prodco M&A activity increased from 42 international deals in 2013 to 102 deals in 2017. This represents a compound annual growth rate of 19.4%, […]

All3 backs drama label Witchery Pictures

All3Media is set to invest in drama label Witchery Pictures, which was recently launched by Red Planet Pictures Siobhan Finnigan and Judith King. The outfit is also co-owned by New Pictures, with its CEO Charlie Pattinson taking some responsibility for Witchery shows in their early years. Witchery’s first project is a rom-com musical set in […]

All3Media America bosses exit

All3Media America’s CEO and COO are leaving the LA-based production and distribution business. Chief exec Greg Lipstone (pictured) and his number two, Dan Donahue, are both exiting, effective immediately. Lipstone has been with All3Media’s US since 2015, when he replaced Eli Holzman, while Donahue joined him as COO a year. Before joining All3, Donahue had […]

The studio on Ramsay’s street – celebrity chef on his next moves

In two decades, Gordon Ramsay has gone from making food programming a staple diet for the mainstream to hard-hitting documentaries. The celebrity chef talks to Kaltrina Bylykbashi about his journey in television and what’s coming next with his new All3Media-backed studio venture With 20-plus years in the television industry under his belt, Gordon Ramsay has […]

Optomen & Jane Street sign copro deal

All3Media’s Optomen Productions has signed a coproduction deal with veteran producer Donna MacLetchie and her prodco, Jane Street Entertainment. Under the deal, MacLetchie (pictured) will create, develop and produce unscripted programming with a focus on formats to be coproduced with Optomen in the US as well as internationally. MacLetchie and her team will be based out […]

Optomen’s Patricia Llewellyn passes away aged 55

Patricia Llewellyn, the British TV executive behind now-famous chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver, passed away last week aged 55. Llewellyn joined Optomen in 1994 and led the business as managing director since 2005. The prodco was responsible for top cooking shows such as Two Fat Ladies, Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares and Naked Chef. All3Media acquired […]

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