Hello Sunshine

Roku expands originals with Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, Maven & All3’s Lime

AVOD operator Roku is expanding its originals push with three new unscripted shows in the works. Social experiment show The Marriage Pact and eight-part matchmaking series Match Me In Miami are joined by unscripted feature, To Paris For Love: A Reality ‘Rom Com’, from Reece Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and Zoe Saldaña’s Cinestar Pictures. The trio […]

Disney+ boosts originals with unscripted & kids orders

Disney+ and Disney Channels have commissioned a slew of new content across unscripted, kids & family and original movies. Speaking at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour, Disney Branded Television president Ayo Davis unveiled the new projects, which include both live action and animation productions. Davis announced two unscripted projects for Disney+, both of […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine strikes $900m sale with US investment firm

Private equity firm Blackstone Group has acquired Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, with former Disney exec Kevin Mayer appointed to a new company that will house The Morning Show prodco. The deal values Hello Sunshine at $900m and comes just five years since the production firm was launched. Since then, it has been behind shows including […]

Lebron James’ SpringHill Company explores sale, valued at $750m

NBA star LeBron James and business partner Maverick Carter are reportedly in talks with Nike and others to sell their production company SpringHill Company, with a valuation as high as $750m. Discussions are understood to be at an early stage and could potentially lead to an investment rather than a sale. James and Carter formed […]

Reese Witherspoon prodco Hello Sunshine acquires SKR in unscripted boost

Hello Sunshine, the US-based production company co-founded by actor Reese Witherspoon (Little Fires Everywhere), has acquired SKR Productions, the producer behind Amazon Prime fashion series Making The Cut. Sara Rea, who set up SKR in 2014, will become Hello Sunshine’s new head of unscripted TV as part of the arrangement, which will bolster Hello’s unscripted […]

Apple TV+ orders first competition show, with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine

Apple TV+ is expanding its offering by ordering its first competition show, which is being produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and has the showrunner behind ABC’s The Masked Singer attached. My Kind Of Country is described as “a groundbreaking global search for unconventional and extraordinary country music talent.” Masked Singer showrunner Izzie Pick Ibarra […]

Amazon snaps up rights to Witherspoon’s Daisy Jones

Amazon Studios’ Jennifer Salke says the streaming service has agreed a pre-emptive series order for 13 episodes of a drama based on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s highly sought-after novel, Daisy Jones & The Six, co-produced by Reese Witherspoon and her Hello Sunshine outfit. Circle of Confusion is also co-producer of the title. It will launch exclusively on […]

Reese Witherspoon to launch VOD channel with AT&T

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and AT&T will be debuting two new female-driven series on DirectTV, DirectTV Now and U-Verse with the launch of the Hello Sunshine VOD channel. The series will include Witherspoon’s first unscripted title Shine On with Reese, which premiers on July 17. It will also feature The Home Edit’s Master the Mess, […]

Apple orders another drama from Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine

Apple has ordered a thriller hailing from Reese Witherspoon’s prodco Hello Sunshine, making it the third title commissioned from the banner. Are You Sleeping is a thriller starring Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (The Help), that is also produced by Chernin Entertainment and Endeavour Content. The title is based on the true-crime novel by Kathleen Barber, […]