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2013-03-05 12:26:00

Series Celebrating Real American Craftsmanship to Debut on Hulu and Hulu Plus TULLAHOMA, Tenn., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From "Deadliest Catch" and "Ice Road Truckers" to "Storage Wars" and beyond, acclaimed reality television producer Thom Beers is known for shedding an entertaining light on some of America's toughest jobs. Now, Beers and his team at Original Productions have partnered with Tennessee whisky brand, George Dickel on his next project titled "Raising the Bar."...

2012-11-14 12:24:31

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy® Award-winning Original Productions, (OP) has promoted two of its key experienced creative production executives: Philip Segal has been named CEO & Executive Producer with Jeff Conroy appointed President and Executive Producer. Segal replaces Thom Beers, recently appointed CEO of OP parent company FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) and Original Productions' Chairman. The prolific company produces powerhouse series including...

2012-06-27 10:20:14

BURBANK, Calif., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moving quickly since the announcement of Thom Beers' Original Productions Entertainment Networks (6/14/12), Senior Vice President Gayle Gilman has announced promotion and marketing expert Tammy Billings as Vice President of Integrated Marketing. Billings will be responsible for bringing national advertisers and their agencies to market their brands through more than 14 Original Productions' series currently on major cable television networks....

2012-06-14 02:24:08

BURBANK, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- High risk, high-reward reality television producer Thom Beers, Original Productions CEO and Executive Producer, has launched Original Productions Entertainment Networks. The prolific Emmy® Award winning producer will open his extensive catalogue and library direct to viewers in the digital world, as well as develop new content for on-line users for the first time. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-11-10 15:00:00

Viewers Asked to Submit Their Rare Historical Objects Online for Chance to Be Part of New 10-Episode Series Chosen Artifacts Eligible for $10,000 Award and Inclusion in Future National Geographic Exhibit WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across America, in basements and barns, attics and backyards, there are forgotten links to our national history. Objects with unexpected value and incredible true stories are just waiting to be uncovered....

2011-06-13 13:10:00

NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV's hit original series, "1000 Ways To Die," will now be showcased in a graphic novel, it was announced today by Sharon Levy, executive vice president, original series, Spike TV, Thom Beers, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Producer of Original Productions and Ralph Tedesco, Editor-In-Chief, Zenescope Entertainment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/NY85419LOGO) The first ever graphic novel adaptation of a Spike TV show...

2011-03-21 10:03:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV takes viewers down into the depths of the earth for an unprecedented look at one of the most dangerous and compelling jobs in the world, coal mining. Spike TV will premiere the 10 episode, one-hour docu-reality series, narrated by Jeremy Sisto, starting Wednesday, March 30 at 10 PM, ET/PT. The series comes to Spike from Thom Beers' Original Productions, a FremantleMedia company. Beers is the mastermind behind hit cable series that...

2010-10-29 10:49:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV presents a new slate of scripted original pilots aimed at expanding and broadening the network's male audience. The crop of new shows includes six comedies, many of which revolve around the crazy antics of dysfunctional co-workers and families and a one-hour drama focusing on domestic terrorism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO) The projects announced...

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2010-10-14 11:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV and reality powerhouse-producer, Thom Beers, take viewers down into the depths of the Earth for an unprecedented look at one of the world's most dangerous and compelling jobs, coal mining. Spike TV will premiere the 10 episode, one-hour series in April 2011. The series will be executive produced by Beers' Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company. Beers is the mastermind behind hit cable shows that explore high-risk occupations such as the...

2010-08-30 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A shirtless super-fan paints his body blue and dies from hypothermia before anyone notices, but at least he met his maker while supporting his favorite team! A coke addict sneezes while snorting a line and dies when the metal straw jams into her brain - moral of the story? Just say no to drugs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO ) Spike TV continues to look at...