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Scotland’s STV Studios buys Greenbird Media for $27m from Keshet International

Scotland’s STV Studios has bought UK-based producer group Greenbird Media after striking a £21.4m ($27m) deal to acquire the company from majority shareholder Keshet International (KI). The acquisition, which comes 10 months since TBI first revealed KI was exploring offers for the group, means STV Studios will gain stakes in 15 production companies including A&E […]

BBC Two & PBS track down NHU’s six-parter ‘Big Cats 24/7’

BBC Two in the UK and PBS in the US have linked up on a Natural History Unit (NHU) six-parter about big cats in Africa, while the British broadcaster has also ordered a wildlife special from UK prodco Hello Halo. Big Cats 24/7 (6 x 60-minutes) is from the NHU and takes viewers into the […]

BBC Studios strikes global sales for Hello Halo titles Fashion’s Dirty Secrets, MisFITS Like Us

BBC Studios is taking Hello Halo titles Fashion’s Dirty Secrets and MisFITS Like Us to multiple territories around the world. Fashion’s Dirty Secrets, presented by Stacey Dooley, has sold to 11 territories including Belgium, Finland, Eire, Holland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Africa, Iran and Korea. Originally launched on BBC One in 2018, the title follows Dooley […]

Hello Halo hires kids head as first CBeebies series lands

UK indie Hello Halo has appointed development exec Terri Langan (pictured) as its first head of children’s, as the prodco lands its first commission from preschool net CBeebies. Langan takes on the post more than three years after Wendy Rattray founded Hello Halo, initially as a factual company. Langan, who has developed kids series for […]

New UK prodco poaches BBC development exec

Wendy Rattray’s fledgling UK-based prodco Hello Halo has poached Kathy Myers from the BBC. Myers is Hello Halo’s first significant hire after its launch earlier this year. She will be executive producer and head of development, working on factual programming. Myers has been with the UK’s public broadcaster, the BBC, for the past 14 years […]