Jesse Collins is expanding his portfolio of awards shows for BET Networks. The prolific producer has closed a deal with Centric, a BET Network, to produce the 2015 Soul Train Awards via his Jesse Collins Entertainment shingle. Collins will be an executive producer and writer on the show, which has been televised on Centric since 2010.
The Soul Train Awards gig falls under a multi-year first look production deal Collins and his banner signed with BET Networks this year. Collins has worked as a writer-producer on BET Awards, The BET Honors and BET Hip Hop Awards since the shows’ inception. His company, JCE, has produced the BET Awards since 2012, Hip Hop since 2012 and Honors since 2013. Collins is a writer/exec producer on the upcoming BET Awards (June 28), The BET Honors and BET Hip Hop Awards as well as exec producer on BET’s Real Husbands Of Hollywood.
Collins is repped by ICM Partners, The Collins Jackson Agency and attorney Richard Thompson.