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Loud builds dev team with Freyer hire

New York-based Loud TV has hired veteran producer Glen Freyer as senior VP, development. He joins from Bobby Flay’s Rock Shrimp Productions, where he was executive VP, development. At Loud, which is part of ITV America-owned Leftfield Entertainment, Freyer will oversee all development. The prodco is currently working on series and specals for more than […]

Ex-NATPE boss heads new nonfiction trade association

Former NATPE president Rick Feldman is to head up a new reality TV producers’ trade association. Feldman will be executive director of the Nonfiction Producers Association, which will represent the interests of documentary and reality TV producers and aim to promote “best practices”. Leftfield Pictures, Original Media, Magilla Entertainment, Atlas Media Corp, Big Fish Entertainment […]

Ob docs: obsolete or of the moment?

Rumblings that the ob doc trend is stifling creativity on both sides of the Atlantic have divided the factual programming industry. Is the genre coming to the end of its cycle, or is it simply evolving, asks Jesse Whittock The commissions of History’s Pawn Stars and American Pickers in 2009 and 2010 respectively ushered in […]

Germany’s Wham Bam Scam set for US remake

German scripted reality format Wham Bam Scam has been acquired for a remake in the US. Atlas Media Corp. has picked up rights to the show, which has broadcast in Germany on RTL for seven years, from distributor Global Screen. The format gives the scripted reality treatment to explosive situations such as a woman discovering […]