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Bunim/Murray opens NYC office led by Rob Bagshaw

Bunim/Murray Productions is opening a New York outpost, set to be helmed by Project Runway All Stars showrunner and exec producer Rob Bagshaw (pictured).
October 22, 2014

Banijay Group-owned Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is opening a New York outpost, set to be helmed by Project Runway All Stars showrunner and exec producer Rob Bagshaw (pictured).

Bagshaw, who has been named senior VP of development and production at BMP, was showrunner on all four seasons of Project Runway All Stars and also helped launched Top Chef Masters.

He previously served as EP of current programming and development for BBC Worldwide Productions, and was the former head of international programming for the UK indie Mentorn.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians firm BMP produces shows such as Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars and Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons in New York, but had yet to form a dedicated office for its East Coast operations. The new branch, referred to as BMP East, is already in development on a number of programs that it will be pitching to East Coast buyers.

“The opening of a New York office, led by Rob Bagshaw, reflects the evolving media landscape and our company’s continued growth across platforms as well as a recognition of the increased opportunities to sell to East Coast-based buyers in cable, digital and branded entertainment,” said Gil Goldschein, president of BMP, in a statement.

Bagshaw added: “For the past few years, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to work with Bunim/Murray to produce All Stars in New York City and, while I’ve created content that spans the gamut of television programming, reality has always been my passion.”

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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