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Small companies, big ideas: Joke Productions

There’s no question that the television industry is competitive, and it can be hard for a small prodco to break through the noise and find its niche. In ‘Small Companies, Big Ideas’, realscreen chats with some indie prodcos who’ve innovated and thrived, showing the unscripted world that sometimes the best things come in small packages.

This edition features Los Angeles-based Joke Productions. Founded by wife and husband team Joke Fincioen (pictured, right) and Biagio Messina (left), the indie has produced a wealth of unscripted content, ranging from CNN/HLN’s recent Unmasking a Killer (focused on the Golden State Killer) and Oxygen’s Three Days to Live, to lighter fare such as VH1′s Scream Queens. They served as co-EPs and show runners on Beauty and the Geek for The CW, and also worked on

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/07/13/small-companies-big-ideas-joke-productions/

Oxygen Media Presents SERIAL KILLER WITH PIERS MORGAN Premiering This July

Oxygen Media Presents SERIAL KILLER WITH PIERS MORGAN Premiering This July

Oxygen Media, the network for high-quality crime programming, will debut “Serial Killer with Piers Morgan,” hosted and executive produced by renown journalist Piers Morgan, beginning with two episodes Monday, July 16 at 7PM ET/PT and Monday, July 23 at 7PM ET/PT. With unprecedented access to maximum security prisons, “Serial Killer with Piers Morgan” explores the minds of the most depraved serial killers for the first time. Having never spoken on camera about their crimes until now, each chilling hour centers around Piers’ up close and personal interviews with a killer.

Piers delves into the minds of killers who haunted communities for decades and attempts to discover what drove them to murder. He also meets with victims’ families and law enforcement to understand how the actions of these men wreaked havoc across America as police raced against

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Oxygen Media Continues CRUEL SUMMER Programming with Premieres of THE PRICE OF DUTY and IN DEFENSE OF

Oxygen Media Continues CRUEL SUMMER Programming with Premieres of THE PRICE OF DUTY and IN DEFENSE OF

Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, continues its “Cruel Summer” programming with the premieres of two upcoming original series on Mondays. Beginning Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT, “The Price of Duty” debuts, which follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers. The following week, “In Defense Of” premieres on Monday, June 25 at 9pm ET/PT exploring the complex relationships between notorious defendants and the attorneys who represented them from Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias to Timothy McVeigh. Previously launched series, “Buried in the Backyard” and “A Wedding and a Murder” continue to air new original episodes on Sundays at 7pm ET/PT and 8pm ET/PT respectively.

About the upcoming series:

“The Price of Duty” premiering Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT follows dedicated

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Oxygen Media Continues CRUEL SUMMER Programming with …

Oxygen Media Continues CRUEL SUMMER Programming with Premieres of THE PRICE OF DUTY and IN DEFENSE OF

Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, continues its “Cruel Summer” programming with the premieres of two upcoming original series on Mondays. Beginning Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT, “The Price of Duty” debuts, which follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers. The following week, “In Defense Of” premieres on Monday, June 25 at 9pm ET/PT exploring the complex relationships between notorious defendants and the attorneys who represented them from Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias to Timothy McVeigh. Previously launched series, “Buried in the Backyard” and “A Wedding and a Murder” continue to air new original episodes on Sundays at 7pm ET/PT and 8pm ET/PT respectively.

About the upcoming series:

“The Price of Duty” premiering Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT follows dedicated

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Oxygen-Media-Continues-CRUEL-SUMMER-Programming-with-Premieres-of-THE-PRICE-OF-DUTY-and-IN-DEFENSE-OF-20180605

Oxygen Media Announces Premiere Dates for Three New Original Crime Series

Oxygen Media Announces Premiere Dates for Three New Original Crime Series

Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, announces premieres dates for three upcoming original series beginning Sunday, June 3 with “Buried in the Backyard” at 7pm ET/PTimmediately followed by “A Wedding and A Murder” at 8pm ET/PT. The suspense continues on Saturday, June 9 at 6pm ET/PT with the debut of “ThePrice of Duty” which follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers.

About the upcoming series:

“Buried in the Backyard” examines true-crime stories of victims found buried in the most unsuspecting of places. While most people enjoy their backyard as a safe haven, others are not so lucky when they discover the horrors lurking beneath well-trimmed hedges and manicured fences. Uncovering the remains is only the beginning, however, as each hour-long episode follows a unique police investigation to identify

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Oxygen-Media-Announces-Premiere-Dates-for-Three-New-Original-Crime-Series-20180518

Oxygen Announces Premiere Dates For Three New Original Crime Series

Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, announces premieres dates for three upcoming original series beginning Sunday, June 3 with “Buried in the Backyard” at 7pm ET/PT  immediately followed by “A Wedding and A Murder” at 8pm ET/PT. The suspense continues on Saturday, June 9 at 6pm ET/PT with the debut of “The Price of Duty” which follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers.

About the upcoming series:

 “Buried in the Backyard” examines true-crime stories of victims found buried in the most unsuspecting of places. While most people enjoy their backyard as a safe haven, others are not so lucky when they discover the horrors lurking beneath well-trimmed hedges and manicured fences. Uncovering the remains is only the beginning, however, as each hour-long episode follows a unique police investigation to identify the body, determine a cause of death and find the person responsible. Captivating

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/buried-in-the-backyard/crime-time/oxygen-announces-premiere-dates-for-three-new-original-crime

FMNA Bolsters Its Unscripted Exec Team

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has expanded their unscripted team promoting Joni Day to SVP, alternative programming and development, it was announced today by Jayson Dinsmore, president of alternative programming and development. In addition, they have hired Colin Nash as SVP, of alternative programming and development and Jean Shi as vice president, alternative programming and development.

Joni Day has been with FremantleMedia for the past five years, overseeing development and production of reality competition, game show and other unscripted television programming. In her new SVP role at FMNA, she will focus on finding further global formats for broadcast to join the ranks of FMNA’s already widely popular programming, such as American Idol and America’s Got Talent.

Additionally, seasoned television executive Colin Nash has been hired as senior vice president, alternative programming and development, and will focus on streaming and digital partners to expand FremantleMedia’s already wide portfolio. With extensive development and production experience, Nash joins FMNA from MTV,

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FremantleMedia North America Bolsters Its Unscripted Executive Team With Leading Industry Talent

FremantleMedia North America Bolsters Its Unscripted Executive Team With Leading Industry Talent

FremantleMedia NORTH AMERICA (FMNA) has expanded their unscripted team promoting Joni Day to SVP, Alternative Programming Development, it was announced today by Jayson Dinsmore, President of Alternative Programming Development. In addition, they have hired Colin Nash as SVP, of Alternative Programming Development and Jean Shi as Vice President, Alternative Programming Development.

Joni Day has been with FremantleMedia for the past five years, overseeing development and production of reality competition, game show and other unscripted television programming. In her new Senior Vice President role at FMNA, she will focus on finding further global formats for broadcast to join the ranks of FMNA’s already widely popular programming, such as AMERICAN IDOL and America’s Got Talent.

Additionally, seasoned television executive Colin Nash has been hired as Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming Development, and will

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/FremantleMedia-North-America-Bolsters-Its-Unscripted-Executive-Team-With-Leading-Industry-Talent-20180511

FremantleMedia North America bolsters executive team

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has expanded its unscripted executive team with the promotion of industry veteran Joni Day, and the addition of Colin Nash and Jean Shi.

Day (pictured) has been lifted to SVP of alternative programming and development. In her new executive role at FMNA, she will focus on finding global formats for broadcast. Day currently serves as an executive producer for FMNA’s kids’ game show The Noise and the game show reboot of Beat the Clock, both on Universal Kids.

Day has been with FremantleMedia since 2013 and has previously served as VP of alternative programming and development. In that role, she managed development and production of reality competitions, game shows and other unscripted television programming. During her five-year tenure at FMNA, the executive has also helped develop and launch series such as The Great Christmas Light FightMatch Game and To Tell the Truth. Day has also received Emmy Award nominations for

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/05/11/fremantlemedia-north-america-bolsters-executive-team/

HLN Eyes More ‘Unmasking A Killer’ As Producers Open Up About The Arrest Of The Golden State Killer

EXCLUSIVE: CNN spin-off network HLN is developing a follow up to Joke ProductionsGolden State Killer documentary series Unmasking A Killer after police arrested and charged 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo for a number of the murders.

Joke Fincioen, who runs the eponymous production company, tells Deadline that it was a “privilege to witness this moment in history” after spending years on the high-end doc project.

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced the arrest last week, coming after Paul Holes, a retired investigator with the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office and long-time investigator on the case, is thought to have made a break on the case by searching a free genealogy website.

Fincioen says it is now working on a follow-up for the Time Warner-backed broadcaster. “There is a lot to cover and still uncover in terms of the offender

Read more at: http://deadline.com/2018/05/hln-golden-state-killer-unmasking-a-killer-joke-productions-1202382103/