Unscripted and Unprepared with Jon Murray
February 21, 2018 | Realscreen: Since the 1992 launch of The Real World (MTV), Jon Murray has created and produced some of the industry's most innovative, unscripted television programs. You can see the article and his podcast interview with Jimmy Fox HERE.
February 12, 2018 | B&C: When Endemol Shine North America merged its production companies True Entertainment and Original Media in January of 2017, the hope was that the new entity would become a powerhouse that would dominate the reality programming space with high-quality, highly viewed original content spread across a multitude of distributors.
Fast-forward a little more than a year later and the new entity, Truly Original, has checked off all of those boxes.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
REALSCREEN SUMMIT 2018:
Members Meet in Big Apple
Members Huddle in Los Angeles
New York Members Have February Powwow
LA Members Gather for February Meeting
Scenes from the NPACT Town Hall
January 30, 2018: Sixty producers gathered to get their issues out front at the NPACT town hall on Tuesday night, sponsored by Pond5. If you missed it you’ll want to ask one of your fellow members for the scoop! See you next time.
NPACT In the News
Unscripted TV Producers List Showtime, CBS, A&E Among Top Networks
January 25, 2018 | TV Real: According to a new survey from NPACT, producers of nonfiction entertainment content have ranked Showtime as their favorite network/platform to deal with overall. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Who's the fairest of them all?
January 25, 2018 | Cynopsis: Nonfiction producers trade group NPACT released its second annual survey of broadcast and cable networks and OTTs, ranking which are producers’ favorites to pitch. A&E and ID made the top 10 in more categories than any other networks, followed by History, DIY and CBS. ID and Smithsonian Channel were the only nets to rank #1 in 2 categories, and Showtime was named “Best Network to Work with Overall,” with CBS and A&E close behind. A&E, ID and Netflix tied for “Most Respected Network.”
Amazon Unloved in NPACT Survey
January 25, 2018 | C21Media: US producer body NPACT has revealed its annual survey findings, with Showtime voted as the favourite US network or platform to deal with and Amazon among the worst. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
MTV, Amazon Get Low Marks in Unscripted TV Producers Survey, Oxygen Voted Most Improved
January 24, 2018 | Variety: MTV and Amazon are among the toughest TV networks for producers to work with while Oxygen ranks as the most improved since last year, according to a survey of unscripted TV producers released Wednesday by the NPACT trade organization. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Reality Producers Favor Showtime, Dislike Working With Amazon and MTV
January 24, 2018 | The Hollywood Reporter: Who did nonfiction and unscripted producers like working with in 2017? Showtime, CBS and A&E, it appears.
The 2018 poll of reality production companies, conducted by the recently joined Nonfiction Producers Association and PactUS (NPACT), offers insights into who — and over an expanded playing field. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Reality TV Producers’ Poll: Showtime the Best Network to Deal With; MTV and Amazon the Worst
January 24, 2018 | Deadline Hollywood: Showtime is the best network to deal with – from pitch to post-production – according to a new poll conducted by NPACT, the trade group representing non-fiction TV producers. CBS finished a close second, just ahead of A&E. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Showtime, CBS, A&E named best networks to work with: NPACT survey
January 24, 2018 | Realscreen: The second annual survey of the U.S. network landscape from producers advocacy organization NPACT has been released, with some new names taking top spots in comparison to last year’s survey.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
NPACT Releases Results of Second Annual "Network Survey" Rankings
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