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Salsano inks new development deal with Viacom

Producer SallyAnn Salsano has inked an exclusive partnership with American media conglomerate Viacom, encompassing development for MTV, CMT, BET, VH1 and Spike. Her production company, 495 Productions, is behind VH1′s Martha & Snoop’s ...
January 18, 2017

Producer SallyAnn Salsano has inked an exclusive partnership with American media conglomerate Viacom, encompassing development for MTV, CMT, BET, VH1 and Spike.

Her production company, 495 Productions, is behind VH1′s Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner, the highest-rated unscripted franchise launch on cable in 2016, which has been renewed for a second season.

Salsano is also behind the MTV hit Jersey Shore, Spike’s Tattoo Nightmares and Tattoo Nightmares Miami and CMT’s Party Down South.

This will be Salsano’s seventh overall deal with the media co.

“SallyAnn is a bona fide hit maker who has an infectious passion and amazing feel for our brands and what it takes to break through culture to connect in big ways,” said Nina  Diaz, head of unscripted programming for MTV and VH1, in a statement.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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