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Exclusive: “Deadliest Catch” exec producer inks deal with MAK Pictures

Deadliest Catch executive producer Decker Watson (pictured), through his Defiant Pictures, has partnered with MAK Pictures, founded by Mark Kadin, to develop a docuseries that’s been two years in the making. No details have ...
August 15, 2019

Deadliest Catch executive producer Decker Watson (pictured), through his Defiant Pictures, has partnered with MAK Pictures, founded by Mark Kadin, to develop a docuseries that’s been two years in the making.

No details have yet been released about the new series.

“Mark is a great creative partner for whom I have immense respect. He’s been able to not only make major sales in an increasingly difficult market, but start a successful and respected production company in the process,” said Watson, in a statement.

Watson has written, produced and directed more than 167 hours of content for Discovery’s Deadliest Catch franchise, including 16 two-hour episodes, 28 one-off documentaries, multiple live shows and a studio talk show.

Watson has also partnered with Craig Chapman’s Media Werks Entertainment to develop a scripted feature film.

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