Apploff Entertainment

Fremantle’s Joni Day exits after decade to join Apploff Entertainment

LA-based production company Apploff Entertainment has landed Fremantle exec Joni Day as its EVP of entertainment. She will create, develop, sell and produce formats across all media, reporting to president & CEO Jeff Apploff, with whom she worked on Game Of Talents for Fox. Day has spent the past decade as SVP of alternative programming […]

CBS turning Latin game Lotería into competition show with Jeff Apploff

Paramount-owned US network CBS has commissioned Lotería Loca, a new game show based on the Latin game of chance Lotería. Jane The Virgin star Jaime Camil will host and executive produce the show, which was created by Jeff Apploff, Aaron Solomon and Alejandro Trevino, who will also exec produce, alongside Mike Darnell, Dan Sacks and […]

‘Beat Shazam’ prodco Apploff names VP of current & development

LA-based production company Apploff Entertainment (The Wheel) has upped Danielle Peress to VP of current & development. Peress has been with Apploff for a decade, starting off as executive assistant before moving into new roles overseeing the creation, packaging, marketing and selling of content across networks and streamers. In her new role, Peress will continue […]

Gameshow veteran forms JV with Lionsgate

Prolific gameshow producer Jeff Apploff and Lionsgate Entertainment are creating a joint venture to create unscripted programming and formats. Under terms of the agreement, Lionsgate will land exclusive rights to TV programming from Apploff Entertainment. Apploff, who runs his company as president and CEO, has created formats such as Fox’s Don’t Forget the Lyrics! (in […]

Zodiak Americas’ Apploff deal ‘template for the future’

Zodiak Media’s US arm has created a partnership with Don’t Forget the Lyrics executive producer Jeff Apploff – a deal Zodiak says acts as a template for its stateside business. Under terms of the agreement with Apploff Entertainment, Zodiak and Apploff will work together on develop and create new unscripted formats. Apploff Entertainment will relocate […]