Unscripted TV producer and executive Nick Rigg and Leftfield Entertainment, the production company behind History’s Pawn Stars franchise and Bravo’s The Real Housewives Of New Jersey have formed a new joint venture: Loud TV. The entertainment and production company, based in New York, will create a broad range of unscripted television and digital content, including branded entertainment. It has hired Julian Locke as EVP and Lauren Deen as SVP, lifestyle development. Both executives worked previously with Rigg at Leopard Films USA (House Hunters International), where Rigg was president from 2005 through early 2013, growing the company from a single pilot to producing more than 200 hours of programming a year. “As a producer and executive for 15 years, it’s been my goal to create a new company that will produce original content across a range of genres, and to assemble a team of nimble, dedicated and highly talented people with the experience and guts to execute their creative visions.” Added Leftfield CEO/producer Brent Montgomery, “We are excited to follow our recent acquisition of Sirens Media with the establishment of Loud TV, and know that Nick Rigg is the best possible person to lead the charge.”
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