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Scripted round-up: ‘Moominvalley’ prodco Gutsy moves into drama; ITV orders ‘Without Sin’; Starzplay, Sony & ‘Homeland’ duo prep Spanish drama

Gutsy Animation moves into drama Moominvalley producer Gutsy Animations is developing its first adult-targeted drama series and has linked up with All3Media’s UK prodco Lime Pictures to co-produce. Beyond Nature will be a 6 x 50-minute English-language psychological drama that will blend live-action with VFX and CG animation. Gutsy has attached writers Jessica Ruston (Harlots), […]

Deals round-up: Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz; Brazil’s Globoplay acquires Serbia’s ‘Civil Servant’; Lime Pictures to adapt ‘Planet Omar’

Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz SBS in Australia, Sweden’s SVT, DR in Denmark and NRK in Norway, along with an unnamed French broadcaster, have acquired Voltage TV’s documentary series Osama bin Laden: The Inside Story. UK distributor Drive struck the deals for the 3 x 60-minute series, which was originally commissioned by Channel 4 and broadcast as Osama bin Laden: […]

UK’s Channel 4 makes commitment to anti-racism and BAME representation

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has set out a six-part anti-racism strategy and a commitment to improve on-screen black and minority ethnic (BAME) representation, following the death of George Floyd. The plans include a pledge to use its influence in the creative industries “and society at large” to do more to drive anti-racism and to double the […]

All3Media’s Lime responds after claims of racism on ‘Hollyoaks’ set

All3Media’s UK-based Lime Pictures has launched an investigation after a star of its youth-skewing drama Hollyoaks said she had witnessed racism from one of the show’s producers. Rachel Adedeji alleged that a senior producer on the Channel 4 show had used a racial slur in comments made to a black member of cast and had […]

All3Media America promotes Justin Medeiros to run production

All3Media America has promoted Justin Medeiros to EVP of production. The former SVP of production now reports to CEO Tim Pastore and oversees production for All3’s 10 LA-based companies. Medeiros oversees projects including current and upcoming series Flirty Dancing (Fox), Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours To Hell And Back (Fox), The Hustler (ABC), Chrisley Knows Best […]

All3Media’s Lion TV hires creative director and factual chief

All3Media-backed UK producer Lion TV has hired a creative director and a head of factual. Emma Morgan replaces Lisa Edwards, who left at the start of the year to take up the same role at Studio Ramsay, while Tom Watt-Smith has been hired to head up factual Morgan was most recently at Firecracker Films, where […]

All3Media puts Lion TV into Lime Pictures with Shahana Meer exiting

Discovery and Liberty Global-backed All3Media is moving Lion TV into Lime Pictures, with one of the former company’s managing directors exiting as a result. Factual prodco Lion TV, which is behind Homes Under The Hammer, Horrible Histories and Cash Cab, will sit as an independent company under Lime, with managing director Shahana Meer leaving to […]

Lime Pictures lands ITV Studios exec for production

All3Media-owned prodco Lime Pictures has appointed former ITV Studios Entertainment (ITVSE) exec Helen Kruger Bratt to oversee its UK-based unscripted productions. Bratt will join the Geordie Shore producer in the fall as head of production for unscripted, working across the MTV reality show as well as The Only Way Is Essex and Celebs Go Dating. […]

Germany’s RTL II goes out with ‘Celebs Go Dating’

Germany’s RTL II has greenlit a local series of the format Celebs Go Dating.  The original show, produced by Lime Pictures, airs on E4 and is currently in its seventh season. Stripped across five nights over four consecutive weeks, the show follows the nightly dates of some of the nation’s well-known single stars as they try […]

MTV International greenlights ‘Geordie Shore’ reunion spin-off

MTV International has commissioned a reunion spin-off series of hit reality show Geordie Shore.  The 6 x 44-minute series, tentatively titled Geordie More, is to follow the lives of ex-Geordie Shore cast members including Marnie Simpson, Gary Beadle, Holly Hagan and Aaron Chalmers as they go about their lives following their time on the show. Geordie More will be produced by Lime Pictures, and has […]

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