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TBS & TNT’s Head Of Unscripted Michael Bloom Steps Down, Segues To Producing With WarnerMedia Deal

Michael Bloom, Svp Unscripted Series and Specials for TNT and TBS, is exiting the networks after more than three years. He is launching a Los Angeles-based production company, Bongo Pictures, which has a first-look deal with WarnerMedia Entertainment. There is no word yet on his replacement.

Bloom, a 20-year industry veteran, oversaw the creative development and production of unscripted content across all platforms for both TBS and TNT. During his tenure, he shepherded the launches of such series as James Corden’s Drop the Mic, Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild and Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry; as well as the upcoming The Misery Index starring The Impractical Jokers troupe and Jameela Jamil, and Shaquille O’Neal’s Shaq Life among others.

“Michael is one of the true industry pros in the nonfiction space and has been pivotal in reshaping our unscripted business,” said Kevin Reilly, Chief Content Officer,

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