Jane Turton


Maverick poaches Ricochet exec for CEO post

All3Media-owned Maverick Television has poached the creative director of rival producer Ricochet to become its new CEO. Simon Knight will succeed Jim Mayer, who stepped down from the post at the Embarrassing Bodies prodco after a decade this past spring. His former co-CEO, Alexandra Fraser, quit the business in 2013. Knight has been creative chief […]

Holzman out at All3 America, ICM exec in

Eli Holzman is to exit his post as president of All3Media America, with ICM Partners co-founder Greg Lipstone coming in as CEO. Holzman (pictured) will leave the company after a transition period of currently unspecified length to go back to his creative roots, and is understood to be launching his own production business. His replacement, […]

Objective names new CEO as Newman exits

All3Media-owned Objective Productions has named a new CEO after Andrew Newman became the latest top-level creative executive to exit the Peep Show prodco. Layla Smith is transferring from All3 sister prodco John Stanley Productions, where she had been for two years, to become Objective’s new chief. Prior to John Stanley, which All3 runs with Little Britain […]

Ex-Mammoth Screen chief to run Company Pics

Michele Buck, who recently left Mammoth Screen, has been appointed CEO of Wolf Hall coproducer Company Pictures. This comes after she stepped down from her post as joint managing director of drama house Mammoth following ITV’s acquisition of the firm and three months after Company MD John Yorke left his post. Buck will assume her […]

Ex-FremantleMedia UK boss joins All3

Former FremantleMedia UK CEO Sara Geater is joining another UK-based production giant, All3Media, as COO. Since leaving FremantleMedia’s British arm in 2014 after seven years, she has taken on the chairmanship of indie body PACT, and will joins Gogglebox firm All3 with immediate effect. This comes after All3’s former COO, Jane Turton, secured the CEO […]

All3 buys Penny Dreadful prodco

All3Media has bought Penny Dreadful producer Neal Street Productions for an undisclosed fee. Neal Street, which American Beauty director Sam Mendes co-founded, produces such as Sky Atlantic and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful and BBC One’s Call the Midwife. The company has been on the block since November last year, with reports at the time suggesting Mendes […]

Turton secures All3Media CEO post

Jane Turton has been confirmed as the permanent CEO of UK-based production giant All3Media. She has been leading Gogglebox owner All3 since previous chief executive Farah Ramzan-Golant’s exit last year, but her official promotion today comes after a lengthy selection process. Turton now oversees a production group of 20 prodcos, including Studio Lambert, All3Media America […]

Lambert commits to All3, plans drama unit

Stephen Lambert will remain with All3Media until at least 2020 after agreeing a new deal that will allow his prodco to enter the drama space. Tying the well-known producer down long-term is a boon for All3, which last year was acquired by Discovery Communications and Liberty Global, and comes seven years after Studio Lambert was […]

Macallister to replace Pedersen at All3 Int’l

Sales veteran Steve Macallister is taking on the CEO job at All3Media International. The former Zodiak Rights and BBC Worldwide sales chief (pictured) will take up the post on March 1 after current incumbent Louise Pedersen (below) moves to Playground Entertainment. Macallister left his role as chief executive of Zodiak Media’s sales division unexpectedly in […]