Todd A. Nelson


3 Ball partners with indie producer Halpern

LA-based 3 Ball Entertainment has signed a coproduction deal with indie producer Rebecca Halpern. The deal will see 3 Ball and Rebecca Halpern Productions developing unscripted and scripted content for television, OTT services and digital platforms. “Several” projects are already underway, according to 3 Ball co-CEOs Todd A. Nelson and Ross Weintraub. Halpern was previously […]

3 Ball expands ranks with veteran showrunner

US reality TV producer 3 Ball Entertainment has hired unscripted showrunner Jeff Altrock as senior VP, current programming. Altrock recently worked with 3 Ball on MTV reality series Kingin’ with Tyga, acting as showrunner and executive producer. At 3 Ball, he’ll report to executive VP, programming and development D.J. Nurre. His main duty is overseeing […]

3 Ball gets new development chief

LA-based prodco 3 Ball Entertainment has promoted a long-serving executive to oversee its development efforts. D.J. Nurre has been named executive VP, programming and development. He has been with 3 Ball, which was known as Eyeworks USA until mid-2014, since 2004, and was most recently senior VP, development and current. In the new post, he […]

Eyeworks USA rebrands, reorganises management

Eyeworks USA is rebranding to 3 Ball Entertainment and installed new senior management. The international Eyeworks business and its associated production businesses were acquired by Warner Bros. in a deal completed last February, but the US business was not part of that agreement. 3 Ball is the original brand the US prodco had before it […]

Spike banks on Hungry Investors

US cable channel Spike TV has commissioned a 10-part series in which investors seek out ‘diamond in the rough’ restaurants. Hungry Investors will see bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer, celebrity chef John Besh and Top Chef‘s Tiffany Derry put two struggling eateries to the test to prove they deserve a cash injection that will […]