Jupiter Entertainment

News round-up: Small World IFT adds ‘Noot Vir Noot’; A&E investigates ‘The Chicano Squad’; NHK acquires Espresso docs

Small World IFT adds ‘Noot vir Noot’ Small World IFT, the US-based global TV format consultancy and distributor, has acquired the international format distribution rights to family entertainment phenomenon Noot Vir Noot from South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). First broadcast in 1991, Noot Vir Noot, is South Africa’s longest-running game show, spanning over 750 episodes across a remarkable 47 […]

News round-up: TV3 Estonia challenges ‘Mastermind’; Peacock investigates Robert Wone murder; Asylum strikes NY Post first-look deal

TV3 Estonia challenges ‘Mastermind’ TV3 Estonia has licensed the BBC Studios quiz format Mastermind, with an 11-part series due to air on the channel next month. Teet Margna, the local host for formats such as Jeopardy and Family Feuds, will be taking on the role of quiz master and will also produce the series. Airing in the UK for over 50 […]

Jupiter Entertainment ups development exec to SVP

Sky-backed Snapped prodco Jupiter Entertainment has promoted Chris Spry to SVP of development. Spry, who has spent the last two years at the company as VP of development, will continue to report directly to Patrick Reardon, president of Jupiter Holdings. In his newly elevated role, Spry takes responsibility for developing content across multiple genres for […]

Stephen Land exits Sky-backed Jupiter & launches new firm, A3 Content

Stephen Land, the founder and former CEO of Snapped producer Jupiter Entertainment, has launched a new production company after exiting the Sky-owned firm. His new venture is A3 Content, a Miami-based outfit that finances and produces programming across linear and streaming platforms. The company is also investing in early-stage businesses both inside and outside of […]

Jupiter Entertainment execs launch factual firm, OverUnder Content

Harrison Land, a veteran development and production executive at Sky Studios-backed Jupiter Entertainment has launched a new prodco, OverUnder Content. The fledgling company has signed a first-look deal with New York-based Jupiter, with Land looking to develop and produce nonfiction content, with a focus on feature-length documentaries, true crime and talent-driven titles across all platform. […]

‘Broken Harts’ prodco Jupiter hire Anonymous alum, unveils projects

Broken Harts producer Jupiter Entertainment has hired a former Anonymous Content exec and revealed details of new projects with producer duo Ben Pagel and Michael Lappin. Lauren Gerber becomes director of development at the New York-based prodco, which produced Broken Harts and First To The Top of The World for Discovery+. Gerber has worked in production […]

‘Snapped’ producer Jupiter Entertainment partners with All Def

US prodco Jupiter Entertainment has inked an overall deal with multi-platform media company All Def to adapt its library of content, IP and social media channels into long-form entertainment. All Def is a digital platform that produces comedy, cultural and hip-hop content. It was acquired by LA-based digital studio Culture Genesis, which focuses on remixing […]

Sky-backed Jupiter appoints Hudson Media’s Chris Spry for development

Sky-backed US producer Jupiter Entertainment has rejigged its senior management team, appointing Chris Spry from Hudson Media to oversee development and promoting two of its existing execs. Spry becomes VP of development at Jupiter, which recently named Patrick Reardon as president after the exit of Allison Wallach, while veterans Harrison Land and Todd Moss become […]