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CNBC signs on for “Millionaires,” “Investors Club”

The reality series Blue Collar Millionaires and The West Texas Investors Club are among a raft of greenlit shows and projects in development by U.S. cable net CNBC.
January 16, 2015

The reality series Blue Collar Millionaires and The West Texas Investors Club are among a raft of greenlit shows and projects in development by U.S. cable net CNBC.

Set to debut later this year, the two greenlit series are the 495 Productions-made docuseries Blue Collar Millionaires, which profiles tycoons who have made their millions through manual labor, as well as the All3Media America-produced Restaurant Confidential: New York (working title), which goes behind-the-scenes at three different New York restaurants.

Elsewhere, the net has an additional three unscripted projects in development.

All3Media and Objective Productions’ Make Me a Millionaire Inventor follows a team of top mechanical engineers who track down interesting patents and work together with their inventors to make the projects a reality.

Also in development is The Ebersol Lanigan Company-produced The West Texas Investors Club (w/t), which centers on a group of Texas entrepreneurs who are part of the titular funding entity.

Finally, Back in the Game (w/t) – from SMAC Entertainment and Machete Productions - pairs struggling ex-athletes with financial mentors who attempt to get them back on their feet, whether it means launching a new career or emerging from debt.

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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