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“The Innocent Man”: Campfire’s Ross Dinerstein Reveals How Netflix True-Crime Series Helped Get Karl Fontenot Out of Jail

Karl Fontenot, the subject of Netflix’s true-crime doc series The Innocent Man, has been released from prison after serving 35 years for a crime that he did not commit. In an exclusive interview with Deadline, Ross Dinerstein, founder of production company Campfire, which made the adaptation of John Grisham’s non-fiction book, reveals how the six-part […]

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Jimmy Kimmel & Wheelhouse Group’s Kimmelot Strikes Unscripted Production Deal With ITV America

Kimmelot, the company formed by Jimmy Kimmel and Wheelhouse Group last year, has struck an unscripted production deal with ITV America. The company has set up its recently announced revamp of Crank Yankers for Comedy Central as its first show to be produced through the exclusive arrangement. The Jimmy Kimmel Live! Host launched the company […]

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Wheelhouse Entertainment Fills Out Executive Ranks

The 1-year-old company adds five to the staff. Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment is filling out its senior leadership, adding five executives to the 1-year-old company’s ranks. The media and marketing enterprise, which took on partner Jimmy Kimmel in 2018, has added Julie Souza as COO; Jerry DiMeglio as CFO; Kristin Welton as senior vp marketing, […]

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Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Invests in Digital Studio Portal A

The latest partnership for the year-old content hub will partner with the San Francisco and Los Angeles-based studio to build on its youth-driven and Millennial-focused content. Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment continues to rack up strategic partnerships. The year-old content operation’s latest pact is with millennial-focused digital studio Portal A, which Wheelhouse has secured both an investment […]

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