Shed Media US

TV Guide poaches Shed Media US exec

Shed Media US development exec Jessie Surovell is joining cable channel TV Guide Network as VP, development. Surovell is currently executive director of development at Warner Bros.-owned Shed, where she has developed series such as Marriage Ref, Bethenny Getting Married and Hollywood Exes. She will take up her new post as TVGN executive producer Kristin […]

All3Media America poaches Shed’s Hariton, promotes six

The US arm of All3Media has poached Leah Hariton from Shed Media US and made six senior promotions to its production team. Hariton was executive producer at Warner Bros.-owned Shed. She now becomes VP, current series at All3Media America, where she will work on series already on air. Elsewhere, All3Media America has promoted head of […]

TLC to pilot Dutch format Find My Family

Absolutely Independent’s reunion-themed format Find My Family is being pilot for US cable channel TLC. The pilot will likely go out as Long Lost Family, the same name the format employs in the UK, were it plays on commercial channel ITV. Shed Media US is producing the pilot, which will launch on Discovery Communications’ female-skewed […]

News brief: Rive Gauche traces Troy Dunn’s TNT series

US distributor Rive Gauche has acquired international rights to APB with Troy Dunn, a TNT investigations-themed series. The show, which Shed Media US produces for the Turner Broadcasting System-owned TNT, follows the titular Dunn, an expert in locating missing persons, as he attempts to bring loved ones back together.

Warner Bros’ Shed poaches BBCWW Top Gear exec

The US division of Warner Bros.-owned producer Shed has recruited John Hesling as its senior VP, programming. Hesling joins Shed Media US from the BBC Worldwide’s LA production base where he was executive producer of motoring series Top Gear, the US version of which he launched on cable net History in 2010. In the newly […]

Shed staffs up for US reality

Warner Bros.-owned Shed Media has hired two new programming executives as it seeks to ramp up its reality programming activity in the US. Dan Snook (above) joins Shed Media US from Firecracker Films where he was senior VP, development, working on shows including Gypsy Sisters for Lifetime and Zombie Apocalypse for Discovery. At Shed he […]