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Your take on 2017: Jenny Daly, T Group Productions

As 2017 drew to a close, realscreen offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to sound off about the year that was by taking part in our annual ...
January 16, 2018

As 2017 drew to a close, realscreen offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to sound off about the year that was by taking part in our annual year-end reader’s survey. Online, and in the current print edition of realscreen, we’ve been featuring some of your responses.

Next up: Jenny Daly, president, T Group Productions

My favorite factual program/series/feature documentary of 2017 was:
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.

I never thought they’d make a program about:
I’m never surprised about what comes next in the world of reality!

The program/series/doc people will be talking about in five years is:
The Defiant Ones.

In 18 months, no one will be talking about:
Harvey Weinstein.

The best factual content I’ve seen online in 2017:
Ball In the Family.

The most positive development in the non-fiction content industry this past year was:
The willingness to agree from all parties. It’s not been easy but we are all in it to win it!

The most troubling development in the non-fiction content industry this past year was:
The length of time it takes to get series to air.

The idea I wish I thought of was:
Live PD.

The idea I’m happiest to have had this year was:
Deported.

If 2017 taught me one thing it was:
Anyone can be the President of the United States.

The buzzword I don’t want to hear in 2018 is:
“Toothy.”

My New Year’s resolution for 2018 is:
Be the Woman!

  • Our “Year in Review” feature first appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of realscreen magazine, which is out now. Not a subscriber? Click here for more information.
About The Author
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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