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Kevin Hart Named Creative Director of Hydrow

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hydrow, the Live Outdoor Reality™ (LOR) rower, today announced that award-winning stand-up comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, is joining the brand as Creative Director. In his new role, Hart will bring his unique perspective, vision, drive and passion for fitness to Hydrow as the brand continues to rapidly […]

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Hulu Lands WeWork Doc From ‘The Innocent Man’ Producer Campfire, Forbes Entertainment & Olive Hill

EXCLUSIVE: The WeWork documentary from Ross Dinerstein’s Campfire, Forbes Entertainment and Olive Hill Media has landed at Hulu. The feature-length film, directed by Jed Rothstein, becomes the latest doc project for the streamer, which is building up its library of original non-fiction titles including Fyre Fraud and Hillary. Production on the untitled documentary, which started […]

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Adam Levine Signs Overall Deal With Wheelhouse Entertainment (Exclusive)

The Maroon 5 frontman’s 222 Productions has most notably launched ‘Songland’ on NBC. Adam Levine is doubling down on his producorial pursuits, signing an exclusive overall deal with Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment — one that will see the Maroon 5 frontman and his 222 Productions feeding both scripted and unscripted content for all platforms. The […]

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I Want My DTC TV? Shopify Debuts Reality TV Show

Shopify has been on a roll, with its business of powering retailer websites expanding during the coronavirus crisis — and its market cap up 148% since the start of the year. Now, in an unusual move, the e-commerce platform has ambitions to break into TV. On Aug. 18, Shopify’s production arm Shopify Studios will debut […]

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Disney+ Sets September Debut for Celebrity-Focused Docuseries “Becoming”

Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, has scheduled a mid-September premiere date for the star-studded docuseries Becoming, from executive producer LeBron James. The previously announced cinéma verité series will spotlight the career origins of various world-class entertainers, musicians and athletes with each episode following a famous face as they tour the locations central to their upbringing. […]

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ABC Orders ‘Adopted’ Comedy Pilot From Jimmy Kimmel & ‘The Green Beret’s Guide’ Duo

ABC has handed out a pilot pickup to Adopted, a single-camera comedy co-written and executive produced by Jimmy Kimmel. It hails from ABC Studios and Kimmelot, Kimmel’s joint venture with Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. Written and executive produced by Kimmel and The Green Beret’s Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse creators, executive producers and stars Shawn […]

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ABC Brings Back “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” for Jimmy Kimmel-Fronted Charity Specials – TCA

ABC is bringing back Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for a series of charity specials fronted by Jimmy Kimmel to celebrate its 20th anniversary in the U.S. The Disney-owned network originally remade the British quiz format in August 1999 after Michael Davies moved from the network into production to remake the show. Kimmel will […]

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Zachary Quinto’s Before the Door Pictures Inks Deals With AMC & Spoke Studios, Taps Steve Baker As Head Of Production

EXCLUSIVE: Zachary Quinto’s production company Before the Door Pictures is ramping up operations, signing first-look deals with AMC for scripted projects and with Spoke Studios, the production arm of Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment, for unscripted fare. Additionally, Before the Door Pictures has hired Steve Baker, former VP in HBO Series Programming, as Head of Production, […]

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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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