Discovery Studios Signs Producer Rob Hammersley to Long-Term Deal

He has executive produced the likes of Mythbusters and American Chopper

NEW YORK - Discovery Studios, the full-service production house within Discovery Communications, on Monday unveiled an exclusive, long-term deal with producer Rob Hammersley that brings him on board as development executive and executive producer to work on content for the operation's West Coast arm.

Discovery called Hammersley, who executive produced Weaponizers, Mythbusters and American Chopper for Discovery Channel, Tanked for Animal Planet and Extreme Poodles for TLC, "one of the most successful producers of factual programming in the industry." 

He has also executive produced programs across the nonfiction market for the likes of A&E, Oxygen, Court TV, WE, VH-1 and CBS.
 
“Discovery Studios consistently attracts top creative talent who understand our brands and storytelling sensibilities," said Carole Tomko, president, Discovery Studios. "Rob is a best in class producer who will strengthen Discovery’s ability to develop high-quality content across the Discovery networks."
 

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