EXCLUSIVE: Teri Kennedy, the veteran Survivor and The Real World producer most recently EVP Unscripted at Ryan Seacrest Productions, has been hired as EVP Development, Unscripted at Steve Harvey’s East 112 Productions.
In her new role she will oversee all new and current programming primarily for unscripted programming, but under terms of the deal East 112 may potentially create scripted programming via Warner Bros Television and original digital content via WBTV’s digital studio Blue Ribbon Content. The company already has an exclusive multi-year overall deal with Warner Horizon Television.
East 112 is currently producing the syndicated Steve Harvey daytime show and the Harvey-hosted Little Big Shots franchise on NBC.
“Teri’s stellar background and unique vision in producing make her the ultimate partner in creating and developing new and exciting content across all genres,” Harvey said. “We are looking to build one of the biggest production companies in Hollywood with a full range of programs, and Teri is just the right person to help us achieve this.”
At Seacrest Prods, Kennedy launched You Tube’s music series Best.Cover.Ever hosted by Ludacris. Before that she was head of production at Oxygen Media. Her producer and directing credits include MTV’s Making the Video and the David Blaine ABC specials Street Magic and Magic Man.