DJ Nurre

MasterChef Jr. showrunner strikes EP pact with Endemol

MasterChef Jr. showrunner Michael Heyerman has joined Endemol Shine North America as executive producer under an exclusive deal. Heyerman will serve as EP on the super-indie’s US adaptation of Big Bounce Battle for Fox. He will also work closely with DJ Nurre, executive VP of unscripted original series at Endemol Shine North America, on other […]

Endemol Shine NA shakes up unscripted and hires DJ Nurre

Endemol Shine North America has named veteran showrunner and development exec DJ Nurre as executive vice president for unscripted original series and has made several additional appointments. Nurre, who most recently served as EVP of programming and development at 3 Ball Entertainment, will oversee all unscripted current programming, as well as, all pilots and presentations. […]

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 […]

Spike banks on Hungry Investors

US cable channel Spike TV has commissioned a 10-part series in which investors seek out ‘diamond in the rough’ restaurants. Hungry Investors will see bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer, celebrity chef John Besh and Top Chef‘s Tiffany Derry put two struggling eateries to the test to prove they deserve a cash injection that will […]