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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.”

About The Author
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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