Hayley Babcock

A+E hires former Shine, Sony exec for formats push

A+E has recruited former Fox, Sony and Shine executive Hayley Babcock to spearhead a drive into international formats. She will be head of formats, international programming and production at A+E. Babcock is here at MIPTV in her new role and told TBI that A+E’s largely fully-owned catalogue is full of potential formats. The channel operator […]

DRG expands to LA with MarVista exec

Britain-based distributor DRG has launched an office in LA as part of a strategy to increase focus on US business. MarVista Entertainment’s Scott Kirkpatrick has been drafted in to run the base as senior VP, North America. He will be responsible for all finished tape programme sales in the States, while also working with local […]