Leftfield Pictures – Producers of Cable’s #1 Program Hire Two New Executives
The Production Company Behind the Record-Breaking HISTORY Series “Pawn Stars” and the Premiere of VH1’s “Bridal Bootcamp” Expands Executive Team
NEW YORK, NY – June 14, 2010 - Leftfield Pictures, producers of cable’s #1 series Pawn Stars are proud to announce the addition of two new executive hires – Chris Valentini as General Manager and David George as Executive Producer - and two shows- season three of “Pawn Stars” on HISTORY and VH1’s all new competition reality series “Bridal Bootcamp”.
As General Manager, Emmy-Award winning producer and director Chris Valentini, formerly the Executive Producer at the National Geographic Channel (for shows such as “Border Wars”, “Taboo” and “Repossessed”) is charged with overseeing the growth of Leftfield.
“Chris has that rare mix of operational insight mixed with a great creative eye. He has the perfect skill-set to help us expand smartly while continuing to uphold a high-brand standard for our programming,” says Co-Owner Colby Gaines
And David George, formerly an Executive Producer for MTV (for shows such as “Pranked”, “Parental Control” and “The Hills Live Finale”), will serve as Leftfield’s Executive Producer of Current Programming, bringing a wealth of reality experience to a production slate that currently includes an MTV strip, a new doc-series for HISTORY, two pilots for A&E and a home-renovation series for DIY.
"Having had a superb experience producing for David as a client we knew we had to have him. An Emmy nominated producer, he speaks the network language and his passionate storytelling matches up nicely with our sensibilities,” says Co-Owner Brent Montgomery.
The record-breaking HISTORY series “Pawn Stars” premiered its 3rd season on June 7th with an impressive 5.3 million total viewers (an 83% increase from last seasons premiere) according to Cynopsis Media.
On Wednesday, June 9th, Leftfield’s latest project, “Bridal Bootcamp” premiered on VH1, where ten brides to be compete to lose weight and fit into the wedding dress of their dreams while one will walk away with the ultimate prize, the wedding of her dreams.
Leftfield Pictures (www.LeftfieldPictures.com) also has a number of projects in development for Discovery, The Food Network, HGTV, truTV, Logo, Science Channel, Animal Planet, Versus and WEtv.
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