Little Dot Studios

Eccho Rights recruits Little Dot Studios’ Caitlin Meek-O’Connor

International distributor Eccho Rights has hired Little Dot Studios’ Caitlin Meek-O’Connor as commercial digital director to head up the direct-to-consumer team. Based in Eccho’s London office, Meek-O’Connor will be working in cooperation with the company’s other sites in Stockholm, Istanbul, Madrid and Seoul, as well as other sister companies in the Munich-based Night Train Media […]

Virgin Media O2 partners with A+E, Banijay & others for FAST channel suite

UK cabler Virgin Media O2 has partnered with A+E Networks EMEA, All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Blue Ant Media, Extreme International, Fremantle, Little Dot Studios and Tastemade to launch a suite of FAST channels. The channels will be available to all Virgin TV customers at no extra cost from next month. The dedicated channels will appear […]

Kids round-up: Nickelodeon preps ‘Paw Patrol’ spin-off; Canadian animation deals; ITVX & Wizz welcome ‘Momolu’  

Nickelodeon preps ‘Paw Patrol’ spin-off Nickelodeon and Spin Master are launching a spin-off from pre-school animation Paw Patrol following the character of Rubble. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, the 26-part Rubble & Crew will debut on Nickelodeon on 3 February and continue to roll out on Nick Jr. channels internationally next year. The show follows […]

All3’s Little Dot picks up 500-hour package from Abacus Media

All3Media-backed Little Dot Studios has acquired more than 500 hours of programming from Abacus Media Rights for its online channels. Little Dot’s Real Stories channel will receive more than 100 hours of programming, including Nick Broomfield’s full back catalogue, featuring Soldier Girl and Aileen: Life & Death Of A Serial Killer. The deal is part […]

History Hit appoints Lion TV exec to head original content

History Hit, the factual SVOD platform owned by All3Media’s Little Dot Studios, has appointed Lion TV’s Bill Locke as head of original programming. In this newly created position, Locke will report directly to History Hit co-founder and creative director, Dan Snow, and will be responsible for overseeing development and executive producing the delivery of series […]

All3’s Little Dot & History Hit set course for Shackleton’s shipwreck

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios and its SVOD platform History Hit have partnered with a new expedition to find, film and document the wreck of Ernest Shackleton’s famed ship Endurance. Announced today on the centenary of the explorer’s death, the factual project will follow the expedition to locate the shipwreck, which has remained inaccessible for more […]

All3’s Little Dot hires marketing exec as History Hit’s head of growth

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios has hired a marketing exec from digital restaurant platform Taster to lead its streaming service, History Hit. Meagan Bickerstaff takes the newly created role of head of growth and is responsible for driving subscriptions, as well as managing the service. She reports into James Carson, GM of History Hit. Bickerstaff was […]

All3’s Little Dot hires Sky & BBC alum as director of operations

All3Media’s UK-based outfit Little Dot Studios has appointed former Sky and BBC exec Zara Gregory to the newly created role of director of operations. Little Dot said Gregory would be responsible for designing and driving “an operational change agenda” to generate sustainable growth. She reports into COO Kevin Gibbons. Gregory was most recently group head […]

Factual Round up: UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs; ‘Cops’ comes to social media; Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’

UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs UKTV, ZDF and others have struck deals with UK-based indie distributor Scorpion TV for a slew of factual content. UKTV has acquired Children’s Ward (7 x 30-minutes) for its entertainment channel W. Originally produced by Chwarel for BBC Wales, the series explores heart-warming stories from one of the busiest children’s […]

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