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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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