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‘Moonshiners’ prodco Magilla links with Chris Deaux’s Two Fifteen West

Moonshiners producer Magilla Entertainment has struck an exclusive, multi-year overall deal with veteran unscripted creative Chris Deaux and his production label, Two Fifteen West Entertainment. The pact will see the US prodco and Deaux co-produce across unscripted series and specials, with projects already underway at NBCUniversal’s streamer Peacock and US-based networks AMC, BET and HGTV, […]

History doubles down on docs

US cable network History has commissioned more than 100 hours of documentary series and specials, as part of an “increased focus” on the genre. History president and general manager Jana Bennett (pictured) has greenlit programming focused on topics such as drugs, the emigration of various peoples to the US, and iconic American cars. America’s War […]

Reality veteran creates prodco with Vidiots

US reality TV veteran producer Brian Flanagan has partnered with a pair of branded entertainment specialists to create new unscripted prodco Switchblade Entertainment. Flanagan is the founder of Magilla Entertainment, was also VP, current series and development at Endemol Shine North America-owned Original Media between 2007 and 2009, and counts series such as TLC’s Long […]

Ex-NATPE boss heads new nonfiction trade association

Former NATPE president Rick Feldman is to head up a new reality TV producers’ trade association. Feldman will be executive director of the Nonfiction Producers Association, which will represent the interests of documentary and reality TV producers and aim to promote “best practices”. Leftfield Pictures, Original Media, Magilla Entertainment, Atlas Media Corp, Big Fish Entertainment […]