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All3, Undercover Boss chief form reality prodco

All3Media America has formally brought Undercover Boss showrunner Chris Carlson into the fold. Carlson will head up reality producer Commonwealth Unscripted, the eleventh producer in the All3Media-owned All3 America stable. The LA-based firm will look to create new unscripted programming for US broadcasters, while also overseeing production of the Emmy-winning Undercover Boss US, which airs […]

All3 producing pair of Bravo shows

All3Media America has bagged a pair of deals to develop unscripted shows for US cable channel Bravo. All3’s US parent firm will pact with subsidiary prodco Morocco Junction Entertainment on Tabatha’s Life Takeover (WT), and with another All3 firm, Lime Pictures, on Heir Heads (WT). Tabatha’s Life Takeover will follow fashionista Tabatha Coffey as she […]

New series orders for MTV UK

The UK MTV channel has commissioned three new series and renewed two others. The new orders include Car Crash Couples, an 8x60mins series about young couples on a long road trip. It will be made by 5Production, the programme-making division of Channel 5, which, like MTV, is owned by Viacom. It marks the first time […]

Sky hires non-scripted trio

UK-based satcaster Sky has hired a trio of commissioners to work across its non-scripted programming arm. Shirley Jones is one hire at the non-scripted division run by Celia Taylor (pictured), with Bill Hobbins joining from All3Media-owned Lion Television and Oxford Film & Television’s head of special projects James Quinn. Sky has been hunting new execs […]

Discovery’s Phil Craig unveils first slate

Discovery Networks International’s new executive vice president and chief creative officer Phil Craig has announced a five-strong slate of shows for its international nets. Two of the new shows hail from prodcos in the Discovery co-owned All3Media stable. The slate is also notable for including DNI’s first big natural history commission, Life of Dogs. The […]

Disney EMEA readies Evermoor Chronicles

The Walt Disney Company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa arm has commissioned a full season spin-off for its live-action miniseries Evermoor. The Evermoor Chronicles will see actors such as George Sear (Friday Download), Jordan Loughran (Dixi) and Georgia Lock (Sadie J) reprising their roles as part of a 20x22mins series from All3Media-owned UK prodco Lime […]

Discovery, Liberty will ‘build on’ All3Media acquisition

Discovery and Liberty Global are expected to buy additional content companies and assets to build up producer and distributor All3Media. DLG Acquisitions, a holding company created by Discovery and Liberty Global, has struck a deal to acquire All3Media that just needs regulatory approval. Credit analysts Moody’s said it expects the acquiring companies to add to […]

All3Media posts profit ahead of takeover

All3Media Holdings, the parent company that houses All3Media and its production companies, posted turnover of £507.6 million and EBITA of £60.5 million for the year to August 31, 2013. This compares with with £473 million and £64.1 million the previous year. All3 said the earnings figure reflected investments in digital producer Little Dot Studios and […]

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 […]

Lime Pictures producing drama for Disney Channels globally

Disney Channels EMEA and Disney Channel US have co-commissioned UK indie Lime Pictures to produce a multi-part live action series that will premiere in 160 territories worldwide. Evermoor will be produced in the UK and represents the first time a longform live-action series produced in Britain will air on Disney Channel in the US. All3Media-owned […]