Maverick TV


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 […]

Expectation nabs Maverick TV exec to head factual development

Expectation Factual has appointed Maverick TV’s Emily Dollman to a newly-created head of development role. Dollman joins Colin Barr and Amy Flanagan’s factual team from Maverick TV, where as head of development for three years she was responsible for titles such as Inside the Ritz for ITV and Escape for Channel 4. The exec’s production experience […]

Ex-BBC, Warner exec to lead Maverick USA

Former BBC and Warner Bros. John Hesling has been appointed president of All3Media America prodco Maverick TV USA. Hesling was most recently senior VP of programming at Warner Bros. Television’s Shed Media, overseeing creative output. Based out of LA, Hesling will oversee development and production of new shows for the US market, while attempting to […]

Seven’s UK JV prodco staffs up

Recently-launched producer 7 Wonder has made its first hires, recruiting a factual boss from BSkyB and a head of development. It has hired Chris Wilson as head of popular factual and Mish Mayer for the development role. The London-based prodco is a joint venture between Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven Network and former Maverick TV execs […]

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 […]