Big Fish Entertainment


MGM acquires Live PD producer Big Fish

MGM has acquired the producer of A&E’s Live PD, Big Fish Entertainment. The company will continue to operate as Big Fish Entertainment, with founder and president Dan Cesareo remaining in his role and reporting to Barry Poznick, president of unscripted television MGM. It will remain in New York. Big fish is also the producer of […]

Big Fish set for Angry Birds game show in live-action first

Big Fish Entertainment is partnering with Rovio Entertainment to bring hit mobile game Angry Birds to TV as a live-action game show. In Angry Birds Challenge (WT), participants will team up to complete super-sized obstacle courses as quickly as possible to save the most eggs and win. Combating a variety of surprise hurdles – including […]

Live PD prodco brings in Half Yard exec

Live PD producer Big Fish Entertainment has hired Half Yard Productions’s Jordana Starr to serve as vice president of development. Starr will report to the senior vice president of development George McTeague at the US-based prodco. Prior to joining Big Fish, Starr served as vice president of programming at Half Yard, with creative oversight of pilots, series […]

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 […]