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ITV America, Kingdom Reign strike deal

ITV America has struck a deal with The Real Housewives of Atlanta executive producer Carlos King and his Los Angeles-based prodco Kingdom Reign Entertainment. Under the deal, Kingdom Reign will become an ...
November 29, 2016

ITV America has struck a deal with The Real Housewives of Atlanta executive producer Carlos King and his Los Angeles-based prodco Kingdom Reign Entertainment.

Under the deal, Kingdom Reign will become an independent production label under ITV America, with King (pictured) serving as president with a focus on developing and producing unscripted series in the lifestyle, reality and docusoap genres, among others.

King will now report to ITV’s chief creative officer Adam Sher and Leftfield Entertainment CEO David George.

With more than 10 years of industry experience, King has previously served as exec producer for Bravo’s The Real Housewives of AtlantaThe Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi’s Wedding and I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding; WEtv’s Selling It In the ATL; TV One’s Hollywood Divas and The Next :15; co-executive produced VH1′s Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta and Bravo’s Don’t Be Tardy… for the Wedding.

The deal was negotiated by ITV America’s Edward Simpson, who serves as president of business development and international.

Kingdom Reign Entertainment is represented by CAA.

“Carlos has an expert eye for talent and the ability to identify fascinating worlds with diverse lifestyles and experiences that are relatable, aspirational and fun to watch,” said Sher and George in a joint statement. “All of us at ITV America are eager to support Carlos as he continues to showcase strong characters, and to offer him the freedom to expand and create breakthrough content across many styles and genres.”

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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