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Wheelhouse Entertainment and Partner Jimmy Kimmel Buy a Minority Stake in Content Agency Portal A

Wheelhouse Entertainment, a talent and content company launched one year ago by former ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery, announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in Portal A, a self-described “digital studio” perhaps best known for creating YouTube’s annual Rewind series. Conditions of the deal were not made public.

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A+E Exec Sean Cohan Heads to Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment

He makes the move at the end of 2018. More news out of Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. As the media and marketing venture approaches the one-year mark, it’s tapped longtime A+E Networks veteran Sean Cohan, who is leaving the cable giant to serve as Wheelhouse’s president. Cohan’s official appointment, which puts an end to a […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Forms New Content Company Kimmelot With Brett Montgomery

Jimmy Kimmel is teaming up with Brent Montgomery to launch a new media company, Kimmelot, which will exist under the Wheelhouse Entertainment umbrella. Under the terms of the pact, Kimmel will also become a partner in Wheelhouse, which Montgomery launched in January after stepping down as CEO of ITV America. Montgomery is CEO of Wheelhouse. […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Partners With Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment

The duo have formed the media company Kimmelot for the late-night host, with Kimmel also boarding Wheelhouse as partner. Jimmy Kimmel is expanding his content push with a new partner, Brent Montgomery. The pair have teamed up for a new media company, Kimmelot, to be operated by Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. It’s the most aggressive move […]

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Brent Montgomery Sets Leadership For New Production Company Spoke Studios

Former ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery has set the top executive team for Spoke Studios, the production label for his recently announced Wheelhouse Entertainment. Will Nothacker and Joe Weinstock have been named co-presidents of Spoke Studios and will partner in running the company from Spoke Studios’ East and West Coast offices. Also joining Spoke Studios […]

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Former ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery Launches Wheelhouse Entertainment

Brent Montgomery has revealed full details of his post-ITV America venture, launching a dual coast media company, Wheelhouse Entertainment, and its first production division, Spoke Studios. This comes after Montgomery stepped down as Chief Executive of the U.S. division of the British broadcaster and studio last week and was replaced by ITV America President David […]

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Producer Brent Montgomery Unveils Wheelhouse Entertainment, Spoke Studios Ventures

Former ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery has unveiled his plan to launch a media and marketing venture dubbed Wheelhouse Entertainment. Montgomery, who announced his departure as CEO of ITV America last week, said Wheelhouse will develop content and marketing opportunities for a range of media. The company envisions working with talent in “360 businesses” that […]

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Brent Montgomery Steps Down As ITV America CEO, Sets Up New Firm, David George To Replace Him

Brent Montgomery is to step down as Chief Executive of ITV America to launch his own production company – three and a half years after the British broadcaster paid $360M to buy his Pawn Stars production company Leftfield and two years after handing him the top U.S. job. Montgomery is handing over the reins of […]

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ITV America CEO Eyes U.S. Remakes of U.K. Comedy, Entertainment Hits

ITV America plans to pitch remakes of U.K. comedy and entertainment show formats to U.S. broadcast networks, its new boss told a U.K. trade publication. “We weren’t really looking at U.K. formats before,” ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery told Broadcast. “It’s interesting to see what’s working for Twofour, The Garden or 12 Yard and be […]

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Brent Montgomery Named CEO of ITV America

ITV this morning officially announced that Brent Montgomery, founder and CEO of ITV-owned Leftfield Entertainment, has been appointed CEO of ITV Studios U.S. Group, which is being renamed ITV America. ITV Studios acquired a controlling stake in Leftfield last year. As part of today’s restructuring, ITV has acquired the remaining 20% of the Leftfield Entertainment group. Montgomery […]

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