Unscripted

Altrock joins 3 Ball Entertainment

The California-based producer has appointed veteran unscripted showrunner and executive producer Jeff Altrock (pictured) as senior VP of current programming.
August 11, 2016

California-based producer 3 Ball Entertainment has appointed veteran unscripted showrunner and executive producer Jeff Altrock (pictured) as senior VP of current programming.

In the new role, Altrock will be charged with overseeing the prodco’s programming slate that includes such series as Spike’s Bar Rescue; and WE tv’s LA Hair. He will report to DJ Nurre, 3 Ball’s executive VP of programming and development.

Altrock most recently served as showrunner and exec producer on 3 Ball’s Kingin’ with Tyga for MTV. In addition, his past production credits include Lifetime’s Little Women: Terra’s Little Family, TBS’s Meet the Smiths, MTV2′s Mac Miller & the Most Dope Family, VH1′s The T.O. Show, A&E’s Kirstie Alley’s Big Life, MTV’s Meet the Barkers and Discovery’s Final Offer.

“His creative expertise and keen director’s eye have propelled an array of successful series, and we know his passion and vision for storytelling will complement and guide both our long-running series and new programming,” said 3 Ball Entertainment co-CEOs Todd A. Nelson and Ross Weintraub in a joint statement.

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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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