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Boomerang poaches Outline’s Baldwin

Wales-based producer Boomerang has hired Outline Productions executive Shona Baldwin as director of development. Reporting to managing director Simon Rees, Baldwin will be charged with building the Posh Pawn firm’s factual and factual entertainment slates. Baldwin has been with indie Outline for the past two years as head of its factual and entertainment division, and […]

Channel 4 plots Gogglebox Kids, adds exec

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a 1x60mins Christmas special of Studio Lambert-produced unscripted series Gogglebox, while also appointing Alisa Pomeroy to become documentaries commissioning editor. 24 Hours in Police Custody director Pomeroy (below right) will report to head of documentaries Nick Mirsky in her new post, which tasks her with greenlighting new docs for […]

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 […]

CEE formats deals for All3’s Filmpool

All3Media International has struck two new deals for formats from German prodco Filmpool. Long-running Sat.1 series Niedrig & Kuhnt: Detectives Investigate (left) will be remade locally in Ukraine for ICTV. Mamas Film will produce the Ukrainian version, which will run to 56 episodes in the first series. The show, in which real-life police detectives attempt to […]

Turton secures All3Media CEO post

Jane Turton has been confirmed as the permanent CEO of UK-based production giant All3Media. She has been leading Gogglebox owner All3 since previous chief executive Farah Ramzan-Golant’s exit last year, but her official promotion today comes after a lengthy selection process. Turton now oversees a production group of 20 prodcos, including Studio Lambert, All3Media America […]

Studio Lambert poaches BBC’s Hogg for drama

Gogglebox prodco Studio Lambert as appointed BBC drama producer Susan Hogg to lead its push into drama programming. She will be head of drama and president, scripted programming at the All3Media-backed company, which earlier this month revealed it was branching out of unscripted and reality TV. Hogg, a former head of drama at ITV Studios […]

Studio Lambert holiday format lands at ITV

A humorous Studio Lambert-created holiday format is set to go out on UK broadcaster ITV. The Trip Advisors (WT) is All3Media-backed Studio Lambert’s first ITV commission in half a decade. The show will reveal how Brits vacation through the experiences of five very different groups of holidaymakers that take the same flights, stay at the […]

Studio Lambert nabs NBCU exec, promotes pair

Studio Lambert has promoted Tim Harcourt and Tania Alexander following the success of Channel 4’s Gogglebox, and poached NBCUniversal’s Jack Burgess. Harcourt (pictured) has been upped to creative director from head of development. NBCU’s head of development for its London-based factual entertainment team, Burgess, is moving in to replace him. The reunites the two executives […]

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 […]

All3Media launches US prodco with ex-Ryan Seacrest exec

All3Media has hooked up with former Ryan Seacrest Productions unscripted programming chief Heather Schuster to launch an LA-based unscripted formats business. Schuster has become CEO of Morocco Junction Entertainment, which will focus on unscripted formats for broadcast and cable channels with a global edge. She her exited her role as senior VP of development and […]