News brief: Keshet Oz hires scripted chief

Keshet Australia has hired Alan Harris as its first head of scripted programming. The joint venture between Israel’s Keshet Media Group and David Haslingden’s RACAT Group launched earlier this year and now counts former Atlantic Film Group production chief Harris among its ranks. Keshet International has become a key global formats distributor, with shows such […]

Haslingden tunes up a new super indie

Until September last year, David Haslingden was Fox’s top channels executive, running its US and international networks. But after two decades at the News Corp unit he left, only to emerge back into the spotlight in February when he acquired Natural History New Zealand. Australia’s Northern Pictures was then added and a joint venture formed […]

Keshet, Haslingden launch Oz production venture

Israel’s Keshet International is going into business with former Fox Networks Group president David Haslingden to launch a new production venture in Australia. Keshet and Haslingden’s RACAT holding company will jointly own Keshet Australia, which will aim to bring Keshet’s slate of more than 50 scripted and unscripted formats to television screens in Australia and […]