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E! Greenlights Joel McHale Comedy & Jillian Michaels Reality Series

E! Greenlights Joel McHale Comedy & Jillian Michaels Reality Series E! has picked up two new series — an unscripted pop culture comedy show from Joel McHale, and a docuseries from “The Biggest Loser” alum Jillian Michaels. The cabler announced the series orders ...

Lifetime Orders ‘Child Genius’ Competition Series

Calling all pint-size brainiacs: Casting is under way for Lifetime’s new competition series “Child Genius,” which centers on some of the U.S.’ most gifted children and their families as they prepare ...

Lifetime Orders ‘Child Genius’ Competition Docuseries

Think you have the brightest child in the U.S.? You may have a chance to find out. Lifetime has ordered eight episodes of new competition docuseries Child Genius, for premiere later this year. Based ...

E! Prepares To Mix Scripted Fare Into Reality-Show Recipe

E! Prepares To Mix Scripted Fare Into Reality-Show Recipe NBCUniversal’s E! said it would launch three new series and a set of specials as part of its new programming in the year ahead while it continued to focus on development as it casts about for a new ...

Shed Media Us Adds Two Reality TV Development Execs

Shed Media Us, the stateside arm of the British TV production company backed by Warner Bros. International TV, is beefing up its Us development team. Dan Snook has been hired as Senior Vice President, ...

Ex-tlc Executive Headed to 3 Ball

By Josef Adalian Former Tlc executive Brant Pinvidic is headed to 3 Ball Productions ("The Biggest Loser"), taking on a newly created post as executive vice president of development. In addition, 3 ...

3 Ball expands development team

Reality production house 3 Ball is expanding its development team with a pair of executive moves, hiring Brant Pinvidic as the company's new executive vp of development and promoting Dan Snook to vp ...