John Stanley Productions


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 […]

Sky 1 adds trio of 8pm formats

UK pay TV channel Sky 1 HD has commissioned a trio of factual and factual entertainment formats for its key primetime 8pm slot. Last week, TBI revealed Sky 1 had commissioned Thai format The Fanatic for the slot, which channel director Adam MacDonald (pictured) has made a priority since taking up the post. As expected, […]

Discovery, Liberty set for $933m All3Media takeover

Discovery Communications and Liberty Global have reportedly paired up to acquire UK production powerhouse All3Media for around £550 million (US$933 million). Discovery and Liberty, which are both backed by US cable TV mogul John Malone, are due to formally announce the deal tomorrow, according to Sky News, which broke the news this morning. It is […]

All3 acquires stake in Matt Lucas prodco

All3Media has acquired a minority stake in John Stanley Productions, better known as Little Britain star Matt Lucas’ production company. The deal sees All3 becoming a shareholder in Lucas’ firm, and includes an international distribution agreement via All3Media International and a coproduction development pact with Stephen Lambert’s All3Media America. Farah Ramzan Golant, All3’s CEO said: […]