HartBeat Productions

Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud & HartBeat merge with $100m investment

US actor and comedian Kevin Hart has merged his two entertainment labels HartBeat Productions and Laugh Out Loud into one single comedy-focused business named HARTBEAT. At the same time, private equity firm Abry Partners has made a $100m minority investment in the company, which will see Nicolas Massard, a partner at the firm, join the […]

HartBeat Productions launches unscripted & alt-scripted unit, led by former Big Breakfast chiefs

HartBeat Productions, the US label founded by US actor and comedian Kevin Hart, is launching a new in-house unscripted and alternative scripted division. The unit, HartBeat Independent, will produce both scripted and unscripted TV and film content, which will be entirely developed, financed and distributed by HartBeat, with a focus on docuseries, game shows, hybrid […]