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UKTV orders emergency Ski series for W

UKTV has commissioned a new original series which follows the medical emergency teams at one of the world’s biggest ski resorts, Val Thorens, for its premium entertainment channel W. Ski A&E, produced by North One Television, has secured behind-the-scenes access to the teams who undertake lifesaving work across the winter season. It will air on […]

Dave takes Celebrity Storage Hunters to series

UK digital channel Dave has greenlit a full season of Celebrity Storage Hunters after a one-off was a ratings success. A 5x60mins series is going ahead after a Christmas special became the UKTV-owned channel’s biggest rating show of 2015. Celebrity Storage Hunters is based on Storage Hunters UK, which itself is a remake of US […]

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 […]

A+E Networks UK poaches RTL exec for COO post

Dean Possenniskie’s first major move since taking over at A+E Networks UK is the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to senior VP, content and creative. Possenniskie replaced Tom Davidson as managing director for the A+E Networks business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa last month, and has now named […]

FremantleMedia hires branded content boss

FremantleMedia has hired Samantha Glynne as vice president, branded entertainment, to spearhead a push into branded content. She is tasked with driving the producer and distributor’s international branded entertainment activity, working with brands and agencies. Based in London, Glynne joined FremantleMedia’s digital and branded entertainment division last week, which is headed by Keith Hindle. He […]

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 […]

Dave wins Storage Hunters UK auction

British entertainment channel Dave has commissioned a local version of truTV high-octane auction format Storage Hunters. All3Media-owned North One Television will produce the local version of the show, which T Group Productions produces for the Turner Broadcasting System channel in the US. UKTV-owned Dave’s version will be 10x30mins, and air on the digital channel late […]

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 […]

Channel 4 orders more Drugs

The UK’s Channel 4 has commissioned a second season of its controversial factual show Drugs Live, this time replacing a Ecstasy trial with a look into cannabis use. The original Drugs Live saw a group of people take ecstasy live on television and describe the effects as they kicked in and season two will do […]

A+E UK names ex-North One boss as programming chief

A+E Networks UK has named Heather Jones as VP of programming. Jones, who will take up the post later this month, will be responsible for A+E Networks UK’s programming strategy across the company’s channels – History, Crime & Investigation Network, H2, Bio and Lifetime – in the UK, central Europe, Benelux, Scandinavia, the Middle East, […]