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Walker to take ITVSGE COO post

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has named its finance and operations director Duncan Walker as its first COO. Walker will take up the newly created post after a six-month secondment in New York, where he oversaw the integration of US unscripted production group Leftfield Entertainment into the ITV fold. Walker’s official title will be COO, ITVSGE […]

Leftfield follows George promotion with development hire

US producer Leftfield Pictures has hired Jason Burinescu from Naked & Afraid producer Renegade 83. This comes just a day after the producer promoted head of programming David George (left) to president, and in the new role Burinescu will report into the new boss, working out of LA. Burinescu was previously Renegade 83’s development chief, […]

George named Leftfield Pictures president

US unscripted specialist Leftfield Entertainment has promoted David George to become president of its subsidiary Leftfield Pictures. In the new role, George will oversee Leftfield Pictures’ development, programming and production, and work with stablemates Loud Pictures and Outpost Entertainment. The executive joined Leftfield in 2010, and has since executive produced shows such as History’s Pawn […]

ITV Studios buys Leftfield for $360m

ITV Studios has made its largest acquisition in the US unscripted market to date by acquiring an 80% stake in Pawn Stars producer Leftfield Entertainment. The deal comprises an initial cash payment of US$360 million, with further payments possible depending on what ITVS defined as “Leftfield’s continued delivery of significant profit growth”. ITVS will have […]

Ex-Cineflix exec opens Outpost with Leftfield

Former Cineflix Media reality producer Jodi Flynn has launched an unscripted prodco joint venture with emerging US super indie Leftfield Entertainment. Flynn’s company, Outpost Entertainment, becomes the latest to join the Leftfield stable and will sit alongside the likes of Pawn Stars producer Leftfield Pictures and Nick Rigg JV Loud TV. Former Screaming Flea Productions […]

Leftfield, Rigg launch reality prodco

Pawn Stars producer Leftfield Entertainment and former Argonon unscripted exec Nick Rigg are setting up a new joint venture prodco. Loud TV will be based in New York, with Rigg as founder and his former Leopard Films USA colleagues Julian Locke and Lauren Deen as executive VP and senior VP, lifestyle development, respectively. Rigg left […]