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The Company signs first-look deal with Jason Henry

Under the two-year agreement, the West Texas Investors Club showrunner and former unscripted exec for the shop (pictured, left) will develop unscripted formats with it through his Lobster Moon banner.
April 7, 2016

The Company, the LA-based prodco established by producers Charlie Ebersol and Mike Lanigan, has signed a first look deal with its former unscripted development SVP,  Jason Henry  (pictured, left).

Henry’s production credits include WipeoutFear Factor and Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

Under the two-year agreement, Henry – formerly The Company’s SVP of unscripted and current – will develop unscripted formats for the shop through his Lobster Moon banner while continuing to showrun The Company’s CNBC series West Texas Investors Club, which enters its second season in June.

Additionally, Henry will create, develop and exec produce new formats that will be under the Company shingle.

“After three years as our head of development, Jason has proven himself to be an invaluable creative powerhouse and it’s an honor to get the chance to help such a great creative talent build his own successful shop,” Ebersol said in a statement.

Henry has also worked on MTV’s Bromance and ABC’s Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program in 2010. Prior to joining The Company, he served as SVP of production and development at Ryan Seacrest Productions and Ashton Kutcher’s Katalyst Films.

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Jillian Morgan is the Associate Editor at Realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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