Veteran TV producer Jamie Tarses has teamed with Bluegrass Films partners Scott Stuber and Dylan Clark to form Bluegrass FanFare. The television production company will be based at ABC Studios, where it has entered a two-year overall deal.
Under the pact, Tarses, Stuber and Clark — who all worked as top-level executives before segueing to producing, Tarses in TV and Stuber and Clark in features — will develop comedy and drama projects for the studio.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jamie, Scott, Dylan and Bluegrass FanFare to ABC Studios,” said Patrick Moran, president of ABC Studios. “Their instincts for new and exciting material and wide range of industry relationships make this a fantastic production team to add to the fold.”
The Bluegrass FanFare moniker combines the names of Tarses’ company, FanFare, and Stuber’s Bluegrass Films, where Clark has been a partner since 2013. The launch of the company signals a big move into television for Bluegrass Films, which had been looking to expand its feature portfolio.
For most of the past decade, Tarses was based at Sony Pictures TV, where she produced a number of series including Happy Endings at ABC, My Boys and Men at Work at TBS, Franklin & Bash and Hawthorne at TNT and Marry Me at NBC.
Bluegrass Films’ slate includes the Ted franchise, Central Intelligence and the upcoming Office Christmas Party and Patriots Day. Through his Scott Stuber Prods., Stuber executive produced the Whitney Cummings NBC comedy series Whitney.
Bluegrass FanFare is repped by WME.