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Discovery Studios pens overall deal with Mary Pelloni

Discovery Communications' in-house prodco Discovery Studios has inked an overall deal with executive producer Mary Pelloni (pictured) to develop and produce series and specials.
January 28, 2014

Executive producer Mary Pelloni (pictured) has signed an overall deal to develop and produce series and specials for¬†Discovery Communications’ in-house prodco Discovery Studios.

The long-time producer began her career in development at talk shows such as Sally Jessy Raphael, Roseanne Barr and Gordon Elliott.

Her executive producing credits include TLC’s DC Cupcakes, WE TV’s Bridezillas and Girl Meets Gown and Style Network’s How Do I Look?

“I have partnered with Discovery on various projects over the years and have always been impressed by the strength of brands and their commitment to developing genre-defining, lifestyle programming,” said Pelloni in a statement.¬† “I look forward to working with the team at Discovery Studios, bringing my ideas to life and creating original and captivating TV for Discovery’s global networks.

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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