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All3Media poaches BBCWW exec in Lat Am rejig

Janel Downing has joined All3Media International in a new VP, role covering Latin America as the distributor relocates regional sales from London. She joins after a decade at BBC Worldwide, where she was the Miami-based director of formats and coproduction, Latin America. At All3Media Downing will report to Sally Habbershaw, executive VP sales and coproductions, […]

Asian ambitions: All3Media International

All3Media International has opened up in Asia ahead of ATF and now has a local team pushing drama, factual and, increasingly, factual entertainment. TBI speaks to local boss Sabrina Duguet about the base, and how All3 wants to be at the forefront of a fact-ent revolution in the region All3Media’s new Asian office is just […]

Discovery orders Celebrity Fat Fighters

TLC has greenlit a new reality series in following celebrities in an extreme weight-loss boot camp. Celebrity Fat Fighters will run to three parts on the Discovery net, with UK indie Chalkboard TV making the show. The format sees a roster of celebs enter the boot camp and then undergo a strict training regime while […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ten resurrects Survivor, orders Long Lost Family

Network Ten has ordered several international formats and finished shows as part of its new season line-up, and renewed a raft of others. The Australian free-to-air broadcaster is resurrecting the classic reality format Survivor for its 2016 line-up. Local versions of the CBS-distributed survival format have run on both of Ten’s commercial rivals – Network Seven […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ex-ITV Studios producer joins Ten

Australia’s Network Ten has hired former ITV Studios Australia head of entertainment Hilary Innes. She will take up a currently unspecified position “a senior member of the executive production team,” reporting to chief programming officer Beverley McGarvey, the network revealed in a press release. Innes has worked on the Australian version of formats such as […]

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