In a move to further expand its scripted and unscripted slates, ITV Studios has finalized a first-look development deal with Intellectual Artist Management (IAM). As part of the deal, they have jointly hired Tony Sabistina as the development exec who will be working with Brian Segna at ITV Studios America to oversee the projects.
“IAM is a powerhouse in the talent and literary world and I’m excited to
work with David Guillod, Patrick Hughes, Jeff Morrone and the great team of managers to identify intellectual property and characters that will jump from the printed page to make great television,” said Orly Adelson, President, ITV Studios America.
Added David Guillod, Partner, CEO IAM: “We see this relationship with ITV Studios America as a natural and smart fit in our aggressive growth of our literary and talent business, as well as an opportunity to continue to increase our global vision in the packaging of our source material into international and domestic television.”
ITV Studio America’s series include Texas Rising, The Good Witch, Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares. The First 48, After The First 48, #Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills, Cesar 911, The Chase, Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters, Four Weddings, The Car Chasers and The Bill Cunningham Show.