Pure Fiction Television

Heyday alum’s Pure Fiction hires Euston Films & Urban Myth execs

Pure Fiction Television, the indie launched earlier this year by former Heyday Television president Tom Winchester, has expanded its development team by hiring execs from Euston Films and Urban Myth Films. Laura Klimke becomes executive producer at Winchester, while Yolanda Lee has been named as development exec. Klimke joins from Fremantle-owned Euston Films where she […]

News round-up: Acorn TV & C5 extends ‘Dalgliesh’; ‘Rivers Of London’ in development

Acorn TV & C5 extends Dalgliesh AMC Networks’ Acorn TV and Paramount’s UK network Channel 5 have ordered a two-season renewal for detective drama Dalgliesh. The show is from All3Media’s New Pictures, with Acorn Media Enterprises serving as distributor for both seasons in North America, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Mexico. All3Media International serve as […]

Heyday president launches new prodco with See-Saw backing

Heyday Television president Tom Winchester has exited the NBCUniversal-owned firm to set up a new production company, Pure Fiction Television. Pure Fiction aims to be “creatively and financially autonomous,” but has launched with minority investment from Top Of The Lake producer See-Saw Films and talent agency Hamilton Hodell. Winchester said he wants to take a […]