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Spectrum hires Perkins for development, West Coast expansion

The Florida-based prodco has appointed Daysun Perkins, formerly with 44 Blue Productions, as its SVP of programming and development.
June 2, 2015

Florida-based prodco Spectrum has appointed Daysun Perkins, formerly with 44 Blue Productions, as its SVP of programming and development, and to set up its West Coast office in Los Angeles.

At 44 Blue, Perkins worked on such series as Nightwatch, Wahlburgers, and the upcoming BET/Centric series According to Alex, as well as the upcoming HBO documentary project with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Prior to 44 Blue, he held stints at Telepictures, CBS TVD, Eyeworks and GSN.

“His forward-thinking approach falls directly in line with Spectrum’s unique model as the industry evolves and we continue to create groundbreaking content for audiences, networks, brands, and new media properties across platforms,” said Guy Nickerson, CEO and executive producer at Spectrum. “Daysun’s addition and Spectrum’s West Coast expansion is part of a strategic initiative to invest and grow our development efforts nationwide.”

Spectrum is behind such series as Plane Xtreme¬†for The Weather Channel and Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER for Nat Geo Wild.

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