All3Media has officially announced Tim Pastore as the new CEO of All3Media America. Reporting into Jane Turton, All3Media CEO, Pastore will assume his new role on October 1st.
Emmy winning producer Pastore most recently served for four years as President, Original Programming and Production, for National Geographic Channels, during which time he was responsible for the transformation of the cable channel overseeing development, programming, and production across the US and UK.
Jane Turton, All3Media Chief Executive Officer, said: “Tim’s reputation as a business leader and his track record as the creator and producer of high quality and popular TV is incredibly impressive. I’m really excited at the prospect of working with such a talented executive and believe that Tim is the perfect person to lead All3Media America as it continues to grow from strength to strength.”
All3Media America is the US arm of All3Media, a leading independent television, film and digital production group comprised of 28 production companies. All3Media America has offices in Los Angeles and production companies Optomen and Lion in New York. It is responsible for producing hundreds of hours of unscripted and scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital partners. Current hit shows include the Emmy award-winning “Undercover Boss”’ for CBS, the Emmy award-winning “United Shades of America” for CNN, “Chrisley Knows Best” for USA, “24 Hours to Hell and Back” with Gordon Ramsay for FOX, the Emmy award-winning “Cash Cab” for Discovery, “Worst Cooks in America” for Food Network, “Betrayed” for Investigation Discovery and “Tyler Shields: Provocateur” for YouTube Red.
“The opportunity to work with a global leader like All3Media and its expansive roster of inspiring creatives and companies is an honor,” Tim Pastore, All3Media America Chief Executive Officer commented. “I am excited to join Jane and her stellar team as we lead the All3Media America family into a new phase of growth. Across the group is a tremendous range of artistic and commercial vision, creating the ideal space to foster innovative programming.”
While serving as President of Original Programming and Production at National Geographic Channels, Pastore was responsible for their in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios, that produces original series and feature documentaries including the Emmy-winning series “Explorer”, the award winning “Gender Revolution with Katie Couric”, and the Emmy-nominated series “StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson”.
Pastore is also credited with launching the channel’s feature documentary strand under the new banner, National Geographic Documentary Films, with such films as the Emmy winner “LA92”, duPont winner “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS” the critically-acclaimed Emmy-nominated “Jane”, and the Leonardo DiCaprio helmed “Before the Flood” which launched to a record breaking 63 million viewers.
Pastore expanded the channel’s science programming with the epic Will Smith hosted series “One Strange Rock”, as well as pushed the boundaries of big event programming by launching the largest-scaled natural history live event “Earth Live”, watched by over 21 million viewers globally. Pastore’s tenure saw the launch of the genre-busting drama-doc series, “MARS”, which reached over 36 million viewers globally and the Emmy-nominated “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman”, the highest-rated and most-watched series of all time for National Geographic Channels US.
Earlier in his career as a Vice President at BBC Worldwide, Pastore created the hit series “Life Below Zero”, and while at Discovery Channel, Pastore was the first Executive Producer of “Gold Rush”, “Dual Survival” and “Flying Wild Alaska”. He also received two Emmy nominations for his work on hit series “Dirty Jobs” and “Deadliest Catch”.
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