Kevin Healey

Electus exec starts sales unit for Silverman prodco

Electus International distribution veteran Cyrus Farrokh is joining former his bosses Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens at indie studio Propagate Content. Farrokh has been named president of Propagate’s international distribution arm, marking the US-based company’s move into TV sales. He was previously senior VP and head of sales at Electus International, the LA-based distribution […]

Ben Silverman builds Propagate team

US prodco Propagate has added two execs to its ranks, bringing in Kevin Healey from Entertainment One and former Relativity exec Brett-Patrick Jenkins, and upping Nicole Laufer. Propagate is the A+E-backed producer run by Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens. Healey will be head of alternative programming, overseeing unscripted content including the series Propagate […]

eOne nurtures Creature with first-look

Entertainment One has secured a first-look deal with unscripted specialist Creature Films, which veteran producers Mark Ford and Kevin Lopez run. The deal sees Ford and Lopez work with eOne to develop and produce unscripted programming, which eOne will then sell internationally. “We have strategically built out eOne Television’s alternative programming business in a way […]

Entertainment One hires reality exec, cuts first-look deals

Entertainment One has recruited David Shaye (left) as VP of development, US alternative programming, and agreed a trio of first-look deals with producers. Shaye joins from US indie Evolution Media. At eOne he will add to eOne’s unscripted slate, develop new ideas and work with talent, reporting to Tara Long, senior VP of alternative programming. […]

11 Television adds another production exec

Canadian factual entertainment specialist 11 Television has tapped Primevista Television production boss Phil Hutchins to take a similar position. Hutchins becomes VP, production, effective immediately. He will oversee all in-house productions and work out of Toronto, reporting to chief creative officer Kevin Healey. 11 Television is behind series such as Panic Button, Cover Me Canada, […]