Matt Gould

Industry mourns Zig Zag, PactUS exec Matt Gould

Former Discovery, Zig Zag Productions and PactUS executive Matt Gould has passed away, aged 48. Gould worked for The New York Times’ TV division before joining Discovery in 2004, where he was behind shows including Miami Ink for TLC and American Chopper for Discovery Channel. He later worked for US cabler Travel Channel as head […]

PactUS makes first hire

The New US arm of UK indies body Pact has hired Matt Gould has its executive VP. The hire is the first PactUS has made since David Lyle was revealed as president of the body last month. Gould was most recently executive VP at UK indie Zig Zag Productions, where he worked with US broadcasters […]

News brief: Paul rejoins Zig Zag as US SVP

Ben Paul is rejoining the UK’s Zig Zag Productions three years after exiting to run his own company. Paul has been named senior VP of Zig Zag’s US office. He formerly spent six years at Zig Zag’s UK office, ultimately as head of entertainment before exiting to launch his firm, Kickass Creative. At Zig Zag’s […]

A&E finds Herberts

A&E Network has ordered an unscripted series about five advertising agency brothers. The Herbert Brothers (WT) will follow the five brothers from Batesville, Indiana, who launched an advertising empire after creating a top-rating Super Bowl commercial. Fresh from selling I Want to Marry Harry to Fox, UK indie Zig Zag Productions is attached to produce, […]