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Sony Pictures Television, “Biggest Loser” creator sign overall deal

Sony Pictures Television and producer Dave Broome (pictured) have signed a two-year overall deal to create unscripted television series.
January 27, 2014

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and producer Dave Broome (pictured) have signed a two-year overall deal to create unscripted television series.

Broome will create and produce content through his company 25/7 Productions. His credits include creating and exec producing The Biggest Loser, coproducing the Spanish-language docuseries Dale Con Ganas with Gloria and Emilo Estefan’s prodco Estefan Enterprises, producing the sports doc Two Days in April for Netflix, and digital series including AOL’s Jocks & Jills. 

SPT is known for producing Shark Tank, The Sing-Off, The Queen Latifah Show and The Dr. Oz Show. 

“Dave has a great track record of producing captivating unscripted series that resonate with viewers,” said Holly Jacobs, SPT’s executive VP for U.S. reality and syndicated programming.

Broome added: “Holly and the entire team at SPT are true forces of nature in our business and I couldn’t be more excited to be working together as we continue to grow 25/7 Productions.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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