Studio Lambert

Studio Lambert taps Left Bank for scripted head

Studio Lambert is expanding its drama team with Left Bank Picture’s Julie Clark joining in the new role of head of scripted production. Clark was previously oversaw the production of Outlander, Electric Dreams, The Replacement and The Halcyon at Left Bank. She will report to Sue Hogg, head of drama, and to Jo Crawley, who […]

Studio Lambert ups O’Driscoll as Burgess takes US role

All3Media Group’s Studio Lambert has promoted Niall O’Driscoll (pictured) to head of UK unscripted development, as his predecessor Jack Burgess becomes senior vice president of development and current in the US. As head of UK unscripted development, O’Driscoll will continue the company strategy by developing returning formats across all UK broadcasters. The change will take […]

Studio Lambert drama set for Series Mania

The final selection for the Series Mania copro pitching session have been announced and include Girl on a Wire, a drama from Gogglebox prodco Studio Lambert. The UK prodco is best-known for its unscripted fare, but has moved into scripted with the hire of Susan Hogg as head of drama and a commission for an […]

Studio Lambert hires TwoFour exec for new label

All3Media-backed Studio Lambert has created a shiny floor entertainment unit, and hired a top TwoFour Group creative to lead the prodco. Cat Lawson (pictured) will lead Gliiterbox as creative director, having most recently been head of entertainment at This Time Next Year prodco TwoFour. Glitterbox will have its own development team, but will also work […]

Blink poaches Boomerang exec producer

British producer Blink Films has expanded its team by drafting in Boomerang executive Jon Lloyd as creative director of popular factual. This comes soon after Tin Roof Media bought a majority stake in London-based Blink, which is behind shows including Secret Nazi Files and The Brain with David Eagleman. Lloyd was most recently executive producer at […]

Studio Lambert poaches Electric Ray exec

All3Media-owned Studio Lambert has hired Natalie McArdle from Sony-backed Electric Ray to become deputy head of development at the Gogglebox producer. McArdle will work with and report to head of development Jack Burgess, who joined from NBCUniversal almost two years ago. At Electric Ray, which former BBC commissioner Karl Warner launched with Sony Pictures Television, […]

Japan’s NHK tunes into Gogglebox

NHK has run a local pilot of Japanese version of hit format Gogglebox. The Japanese public broadcaster aired the local adaptation on its main channel as part of its recent 90th anniversary celebrations in the past week. The format, which shows members of the public watching and reacting to the week’s TV, was created by […]

Nine stocks up on international series

Australian free-to-air net Nine has ordered a local version of Travel Guides, the travel series that started out on ITV in the UK. The format (pictured) hails from All3Media-backed Studio Lambert and has holiday-makers reviewing popular travel destinations. The Nine version will take in Australian and international destinations. Nine will produce alongside Studio Lambert. The […]

Channel 4 births Gogglebox spin-off

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a full-season of Gogglesprogs, the children’s-focused spin-off of Studio Lambert format Gogglebox. The commission comes ahead of a primetime Christmas Day (December 25) special of the updated format. Gogglebox, which All3Media International sells globally, is currently one of the top selling formats in the world. The format focuses on […]

Sony orders Gogglebox South Africa

Sony Pictures Television has commissioned a local version of hit entertainment format Gogglebox for its own-brand channel in South Africa. Gogglebox was created by Studio Lambert and has proved one of the most travelled entertainment formats of recent years, with All3Media International on distribution duty. The Sony Channel version will run to ten, one-hour episodes […]