Little Dot Studios

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 […]

Little Dot Studios bolsters unscripted AVOD offering

All3Media’s digital content agency and media network, Little Dot Studios, has acquired 163 hours of unscripted programming to bolster its AVOD offering, following a deal with Flame Distribution. The package deal includes 65 titles, such as the 6 x 30-minute series A Stitch In Time and the 1 x 60-minute special The Greatest Air Race. […]

UK’s History Hit ramps up originals investment, seeks programming head

UK media platform History Hit is increasing its investment in original content for it SVOD service, History Hit TV, and has begun looking for a head of original programming to oversee development. History Hit was founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow and CEO Justin Gayner in 2017 and acquired by All3Media’s Little Dot Studios […]

All3’s Little Dot rejigs in US as Fullscreen exec replaces Holly Graham

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios has appointed John Holdridge from WarnerMedia-owned Fullscreen to lead operations in the US, with incumbent Holly Graham moving back to the UK. Holdridge becomes MD for Little Dot’s Stateside operations and is joined at the digital content prodco by two former Fullscreen colleagues. James Norell becomes SVP of business operations & strategy […]

Little Dot Studios acquires Dan Snow’s History Hit platform

All3Media-owned UK-based digital content company Little Dot Studios has acquired HistoryHit, the media platform co-founded by historian and broadcaster Dan Snow. The acquisition will place the SVOD service HistoryHit.TV alongside Little Dot’s existing AVOD channels Timeline and Absolute History, while Snow will work with HistoryHit and Little Dot Studios to create new online and broadcast […]

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