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Discovery pens deal with “Gypsy Sisters” producer

Discovery Communications' in-house prodco Discovery Studios has penned a production deal with EP Shauna Thomas (pictured), who will develop and produce original programming for the group.
September 11, 2014

Discovery Communications’ in-house prodco Discovery Studios has penned a production deal with¬†Gypsy Sisters producer Shauna Thomas (pictured), who will develop and produce original programming for the group.

Thomas’s credits as an executive producer include three seasons of TLC’s Gypsy Sisters and Queen of Bling, WEtv’s L.A. Hair, TruTV’s Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling¬†and Bravo’s Launch My Line.

“Shauna’s accomplishments and relationships within the industry are a perfect complement to the Discovery Studios team and her collaboration with our arsenal of talented producers is sure to generate compelling, innovative programming for our clients,” said Lee Bartlett, president of Discovery Studios Group and Production, in a statement.

Thomas is represented by the Agency for the Performing Arts (APA).

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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