Jeff Jenkins


Bunim/Murray rejigs with promotions, hires

US reality producer Bunim/Murray has promoted a pair of executive to top entertainment posts, upped another to a new current programming role and hired another pair. The Banijay Group-owned firm has upped executive VPs of development and programming Jeff Jenkins (below, right) and Julie Pizzi (left) to co-presidents of entertainment and development, with executive producer […]

WWE twins get Total Divas spin-off

WWE wrestling twins Nikki and Brie Bella are getting their own reality series on US cable channel E!. Total Bellas will be a 6x60mins spin-off of the Total Divas series, which follows the lives of wrestling entertainment company WWE’s female stars away from the ring. The new show will feature the Bella twins and their […]

E! to document Bruce Jenner transition

Comcast’s channel E! Entertainment will document American celebrity Bruce Jenner’s transition to a transgender woman. The currently untitled 8x60mins series was announced on Friday during an ABC interview with Jenner, the patriarch of the Kardashian reality TV family. On US cable the show debuts on Sunday, July 26 at 9pm, and will also go out […]

Bunim/Murray chair stands down in shake up

Jonathan Murray is stepping back from Bunim/Murray Productions, the pioneering US reality prodco he co-created nearly 30 years ago. A management shake-up sees BMP president Gil Goldschein (pictured, right) promoted to CEO and chairman, with Murray relinquishing his chairman role and seguing to an executive consultant post. BMP is behind ground-breaking MTV reality series Real […]