3 Ball Entertainment

3 Ball Entertainment unveils new parent company and ‘incubation’ strategy

Unscripted producer 3 Ball Entertainment, which has been behind US shows such as The Biggest Loser and Beauty And The Geek, has unveiled a new business model and created a parent company based on the 3 Ball brand. 3BMG has been unveiled by Reinout Oerlemans, chairman of 3 Ball Entertainment, and Ross Weintraub, who has […]

Ronak Kordestani announced as 3 Ball president

Unscripted production company 3 Ball Entertainment has a new president: the company says Ronak Kordestani will take over at the helm of the LA-based producer, and will have responsibility for the company’s entire creative slate – encompassing a range of unscripted content for television and digital platforms – and will oversee all development and production. […]

FYI preps trip to Downton Shabby

US cable net FYI will debut a new home renovation series next month, Downton Shabby. Playing on the title Downton Abbey, the series will swap the English country home setting of the hit British period drama, and instead follow renovation and design experts, Frank and Sherry Fontana. The couple will travel across the US making […]

Defy, 3 Ball team for millennial productions

Digital content group Defy Media and LA prodco 3 Ball Entertainment have teamed for a series of original shows for aimed at millennials using online platforms. The pact kicks off with the coproduction of How It’s Destroyed, which will debut on Defy’s AWEme network. The show will demonstrates how complicated machinery such as satellites, biological […]

3 Ball expands ranks with veteran showrunner

US reality TV producer 3 Ball Entertainment has hired unscripted showrunner Jeff Altrock as senior VP, current programming. Altrock recently worked with 3 Ball on MTV reality series Kingin’ with Tyga, acting as showrunner and executive producer. At 3 Ball, he’ll report to executive VP, programming and development D.J. Nurre. His main duty is overseeing […]

3 Ball gets new development chief

LA-based prodco 3 Ball Entertainment has promoted a long-serving executive to oversee its development efforts. D.J. Nurre has been named executive VP, programming and development. He has been with 3 Ball, which was known as Eyeworks USA until mid-2014, since 2004, and was most recently senior VP, development and current. In the new post, he […]