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Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group Acquires Majority Stake in Ross Dinerstein’s Campfire

EXCLUSIVE: Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group has acquired a majority stake in Campfire, the production company set up by Ross Dinerstein and responsible for projects including Netflix’s John Grisham doc series The Innocent Man. The deal is the latest acquisition for Montgomery’s firm, which last month bought a majority stake in Den of Thieves, the production company […]

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‘All In The Family’ & ‘Good Times’ Set As ABC’s Next ‘Live’ Special, With Kerry Washington Executive Producing

ABC’s Emmy-winning Live In Front Of A Studio Audience is returning December 18 with a re-creation of classic episodes from Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin’s All In the Family and groundbreaking sitcom Good Times, created by Mike Evans, Eric Monte and developed by Lear. Additionally, Kerry Washington, who portrayed Helen Willis of The Jeffersons in […]

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LeBron James-Produced Docuseries ‘Becoming’ Ordered by Disney+ (Exclusive)

Disney+ is teaming with LeBron James on a docuseries that spotlights the upbringing for athletes and celebrities, “Becoming,” TheWrap has learned exclusively. “Becoming” is a documentary series which chronicles the origin stories of world-class entertainers, musicians and athletes. Each episode takes a different celebrity back to their hometown for an inspiring look at how they […]

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Wheelhouse Acquires Majority Stake In ‘Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour Special’ Producer Den Of Thieves

EXCLUSIVE: Wheelhouse Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in Den of Thieves, the production company behind Netflix’s Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour special. Brent Montgomery’s firm has invested in the live-event, scripted and non-scripted company, which was established by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager. Den of Thieves has produced the MTV VMAs for 13 years […]

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Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group Names General Counsel Rob Lia As President

Brent Montgomery has named his longtime general counsel and business advisor Rob Lia as President of Wheelhouse Group. Lia will oversee the nascent company’s expanding operations across entertainment, marketing and investment. He will manage all business operations, planning and investing across all subsidiaries of the group including its production divisions, fledgling marketing and brand division […]

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Odell Beckham Jr. Launching Production Company, YouTube Channel With Wheelhouse (Exclusive)

Beckham’s ITN Productions will develop and create unscripted programming for TV and digital platforms. O’Dell Beckham Jr. is the latest athlete to make a Hollywood foray. The NFL star has launched his own media outfit, ITN Productions, part of a pact with Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. Kicking off the production push is a YouTube channel that […]

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Former Diageo Exec on Why He Joined a Jimmy Kimmel-Linked Branded Content Shop

Wheelhouse labs wants to invest in brands and build entertainment programming around them. Brent Montgomery, known for creating the reality TV show “Pawn Stars,” has launched a branded content business and hired a former Diageo executive to help get it off the ground. The venture, called Wheelhouse Labs, is part of Wheelhouse Group, which Montgomery created […]

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Andy King, Breakout Star of Fyre Festival Documentary, Strikes Talent Deal with Spoke Studios & Shops TV Project

Andy King, the breakout star of Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary, who was willing to “do whatever it took” to make the weekend happen, is set to front his own TV project after striking a talent deal with Spoke Studios. King, who is a high-profile event producer outside of his work with Billy McFarland’s chaotic con-fest, […]

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‘Tiger Woods’ Scripted Miniseries in Development from Author Jeff Benedict & Wheelhouse Entertainment

Tiger Woods, Jeff Benedict’s recently published biography of the controversial golf champion, is being turned into a scripted miniseries after the author struck a deal with Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. The book, which was published last year, became a New York Times best seller and is the first project taken to market by Wheelhouse and […]

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‘Crank Yankers’ Revival Series Ordered By Comedy Central — TCA

Crank Yankers is returning to Comedy Central with a 20-episode series order from original creators, Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison. The revival of the half-hour comedy marks Kimmel’s first project for his newly formed production banner Kimmelot. Jonathan Kimmel will serve as showrunner and executive producer, joined by EPs/creators Kimmel, Carolla and Kellison. […]

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