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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 […]

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 […]

Spike TV launches new tattoo reality series

US cable network Spike TV is launching a new tattoo reality series produced by Endemol-owned Original Media. The Viacom-owned broadcaster has ordered 10-episode one hour reality series Tattoo Rescue, which originally aired on the channel as a one-off backdoor pilot. The series, which is exec produced by Original Media’s Charlie Corwin and Sweatshop Media’s Vem […]