Rob Shaftel


Korn to feed Hit+Run development slate

US prodco Hit+Run has promoted Noah Korn to lead its development team. Korn will continue to report to Hit+Run founder and executive producer Rob Shaftel in his new role as VP of development. The new post will see Korn working alongside Shaftel to develop narrative-first series and original formats for the broadcast, cable and digital […]

Red Bull exec creates unscripted prodco

Red Bull Media House exec Brian Lavin has created an unscripted production company, bagging a coproduction deal with Rob Shaftel’s Hit+Run in the process. Bee Media will focus on unscripted programming, and launches with a slate of science- and culture-focused formats. Lavin (right) is known for series such as Red Bull’s The Horn and The […]

Ex-ITVS America exec creates unscripted prodco

Former ITV Studios America development executive Rob Shaftel has create a New York-based production company, Hit+Run. Hit+Run will look to creat high concept and high quality character-driven series and original formats, which Shaftel will executive produce. Shaftel (pictured) has hired another former ITVS America development exec, Noah Korn, to become senior director of development, and […]

ITV Studios poaches Shaftel from Pawn Stars producer Leftfield

ITV Studios America has recruited Rob Shaftel as senior VP, development. He joins from Leftfield Pictures (Pawn Stars) and will develop show for cable and broadcast nets from ITV’s New York offices. Shaftel will report to Bruce Robertson, head of development for ITV Studios America. He said: “His expertise will help ITV Studios America continue […]