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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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