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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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Jillian Morgan is a special reports 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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