MIPTV Briefs: Amazon’s ‘Cosmopolitans’ Drinks In Paris; UK’s Watershed Names Creative Director; ITVSGE On A Roll In China

chloe sevignyAmazon Studios‘ director Roy Price told attendees at a Mip keynote today that filming is starting in Paris this week on its pilot The Cosmopolitans. A chronicle of the loves and adventures of a group of young expatriates in the City of Light, it hails from The Last Days Of Disco filmmaker Whit Stillman who wrote and will direct and executive produce. The cast of the half-hour pilot includes Shaun Evans Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny and Carrie MacLemore. Read More »

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John De Mol’s Talpa Forms Local JVs With Warner Bros’ Shed Media & More

de mol voiceDutch media entrepreneur John De Mol‘s Talpa Media Holdings has established new joint ventures in the UK, Italy and the Nordic region. The moves give Talpa the ability to produce local versions of formats from its own … Read More »

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‘Voice UK’ Producer Wall To Wall Names New CEO; Founder Alex Graham Exits

Warner Bros-owned Shed Media Group has named Leanne Klein CEO of its production subsidiary Wall to Wall as current chief and founder Alex Graham exits. Wall to Wall creative director Klein will take over from … Read More »

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Shed Media US Adds Two Reality TV Development Execs

By | Friday August 16, 2013 @ 10:37am PDT

Shed Media US, the stateside arm of the British TV production company backed by Warner Bros. International TV, is beefing up its US development team. Dan Snook has been hired as Senior Vice President, Development after serving as SVP … Read More »

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Pamela Healey To Run Warner Bros.’ Shed Media U.S. As Company Shuffles Execs

By | Thursday January 17, 2013 @ 6:49am PST

Warner Bros.’ Shed Media Group is restructuring management ranks at its production shingles Ricochet and Shed Media U.S. High Noon Entertainment EVP and Cake Boss exec producer, Pamela Healey, has been named general manager of Shed … Read More »

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Warner’s Shed Media Adds Renegade

Shed Media Group, controlled by Warner Bros International Television Production, has acquired a majority stake in UK TV production company Renegade Pictures. The company specializes in factual entertainment formats and documentaries. Founded in 2006 by Alan Hayling, Alex Cooke and … Read More »

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VH1 Greenlights Two Reality Series

By | Monday October 10, 2011 @ 9:30am PDT
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VH1 has picked up two reality series: Aptitude Test, from American Idol‘s Randy Jackson, and House of Consignment, starring Chicago fashion entrepreneur Corri McFadden. The hourlong Aptitude Test, from Jackson and Shed Media, will premiere next year. In every episode, … Read More »

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Lifetime Orders New U.S. Version Of ‘Supernanny’

By | Tuesday August 9, 2011 @ 9:40am PDT
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Lifetime has picked up America’s Supernanny, a new U.S. version of the Supernanny format that ran on ABC for six years with original British star Jo Frost. Lifetime calls their series, which has received an eight-episode order, “the first true … Read More »

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Warner Bros Completes $159M Shed Deal

The studio’s TV arm has completed its acquisition of one of the UK’s largest independent producers. Warner wanted Shed Media, which makes Supernanny for America, because it wants to expand overseas, replicating the success it has had in America with shows such as The Wire and Gossip Girl – both … Read More »

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Shed Media Profits +22% Before TW Deal

Shed Media, the UK producer which Time Warner wants for £100 million, has announced a 22% rise in first-half profits to £6.2 million ($4 million). Turnover was also up 27% in the first six months to £59 million. This broke … Read More »

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Warner Bros Buys Shed Media For $159M

UPDATES Zodiak Could Wreck Warner/Shed Deal

As predicted, Warner Bros is set to buy Brit TV production company Shed Media, maker of such programmes as Supernanny and The Choir, for around £100 million ($159 … Read More »

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Zodiak Could Wreck Warner/Shed Deal

Paris-based Zodiak has bought an 8% stake in UK independent TV producer Shed Media. Another 2% more and Zodiak could stymie Time Warner, which is trying to buy Shed. Cyrte Investments, the investment company of Endemol-founder John De Mol, sold … Read More »

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