Aaron Saidman


Industrial Media taps ‘Wahlburgers’ producer to head East Coast division

UTA-backed Industrial Media has named Wahlburgers EP Devon Hammonds as SVP of development and current programming for its East Coast operations. Hammonds will lead Industrial Media’s New York and Atlanta production hubs, providing day-to-day support for the firm’s various production partners, including Matthew Galkin’s Fairhaven Films and Christina Douglas’s Momentum Content. Hammonds will report into […]

Industrial Media strikes overall deal with unscripted vet Todd Hurvitz

Industrial Media has struck an overall deal with Ghosts In The Hood creator Todd Hurvitz. The exec producer and creator of unscripted series such as Town Of The Living Dead and Hack My Life is to collaborate with Industrial Media boss Eli Holzman and president Aaron Saidman to develop series and produce various formats. Hurvitz […]

Nickelodeon expands unscripted slate with ‘Top Elf’, ‘Substitute’

Nickelodeon has bolstered its unscripted slate with a holiday-themed competition series and a full series pick-up for The Substitute. The Viacom-owned channel has commissioned Ugly Brother Studios and Main Event Media for 5 x 60-minute series Top Elf, which features seven kids with top building and design skills facing off in a number of holiday-themed […]

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 […]