Jeff Jenkins Productions

Jeff Jenkins reunites with Bunim/Murray’s Russell Jay-Staglik with development hire

US-based Bling Empire producer Jeff Jenkins Productions has hired Russell Jay-Staglik as SVP of development and current programming. The veteran producer, showrunner and development executive brings more than 20 years of unscripted experience, particularly on celebrity-driven docuseries, to the 3BMG-owned company and will report directly to company president and founder Jeff Jenkins. Jay-Staglik previously served […]

Netflix “doubles down” on docusoaps with renewals for ‘Selling Sunset’ & ‘Bling Empire’ & new commissions for their creators

Netflix has renewed LA-based docusoaps Selling Sunset and Bling Empire and ordered two new projects from their respective production companies, with the streamer announcing it is doubling down on the genre. Selling Sunset is produced by Done and Done Productions and Lionsgate and follows LA realtors at The Oppenheim Group as they compete in a […]

Jeff Jenkins Productions ups Jonny Cogut to VP of development

US-based Jeff Jenkins Productions (JJP) has promoted Jonny Cogut to VP of development. Cogut steps up from the role of director of development, in which he was responsible for shepherding unscripted projects including Facebook Watch’s recent docuseries Unfiltered: Paris Jackson & Gabriel Glenn, as well as shows for networks and platforms including Netflix, Lifetime and TLC, […]