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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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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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