Documentarian Peter LoGreco has signed an overall deal with the Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). LoGreco is a documentary showrunner, director, and producer. Under the deal, he will collaborate with IPC’s CEO, Eli Holzman, and president, Aaron Saidman, to develop original series and showrun series for IPC. Read more via Variety.
Deadline: Paris Hilton Admits She Was “Playing A Character Before” As Heiress Opens Up About YouTube Doc ‘This Is Paris’ – TCA
Paris Hilton opens up about her life in YouTube doc This Is Paris – a far cry from the “character” that the hotel heiress has been playing for over 15 years in shows such as The Simple Life. Hilton was at the Winter TCA press tour to discuss the film and it was a relatively frank conversation, one in which she didn’t use […]
WE tv has picked up a third season of its hit original series Love After Lockup, and a second season for its spinoff Life After Lockup, the network said today. Read more via Deadline.
We TV has renewed its viral hit “Love After Lockup” for a third season and spinoff “Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup” for a second season, Variety has learned exclusively. “Love After Lockup” — a reality show about couples who’ve met through prison dating websites trying to make it after the prisoner has been released — premiered in early […]
HBO has ordered We’re Here, a six-part unscripted series that recruits small-town residents across America to participate in a one-night-only drag show, from Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram and Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation. We’re Here will debut this spring on HBO. Read more via Deadline.
Unscripted television’s embrace of drag culture continues with a new series on the way from U.S. premium pay net HBO. The network will debut the six-part unscripted series We’re Here this spring, fronted by former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley. Read more via Realscreen.
Realscreen presents an ongoing series spotlighting producers who are reinventing their approaches to their craft — through revamping their business models, exploring new genres of unscripted and non-fiction content, moving into multi-platform territory, or all of the above. Here, we talk to B17 and Thumb Candy founders Brien Meagher and Rhett Bachner about bringing the […]
Newsweek: ‘Living Undocumented’: Brothers featured in Netflix series say they’ve had to go in hiding and give up school to avoid ICE
It was just over a year ago that Camilo Dunoyer, now 18, first drew national attention to his family’s plight with a social media video. In it he described how, after more than 15 years of carefully following all the right rules to remain in the U.S., his family could soon end up deported back […]
Los Angeles Times: First-rate immigrant stories are all over TV. You just need to know where to look
It’s two hours before Luis has to deliver his toddler son, Noah, to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to be deported. He’ll reunite his son with the boy’s mom, Kenia. She’s Luis’ girlfriend, and she’s six months pregnant. But like his young family, Luis is also undocumented. If he steps into the ICE handoff facility to […]
EW is partnering with the forthcoming streaming service Quibi to launch Late Night This Morning, a daily recap show highlighting the smartest monologues, best interviews, and must-see sketches from the previous evening’s slate of late-night shows. Our hosts will also provide classically EW commentary, including which show “won” the night. Read more via Entertainment Weekly.