Anna Delvey, Under House Arrest, Plots Logical Career Segue Into Reality TV
Anna Delvey is making the most of house arrest. The convicted con artist, whose exploits were immortalized in a New York Magazine exposé and subsequent Netflix miniseries Inventing Anna, is prepping a TV series of her own set in her Manhattan apartment. The unscripted project finds Delvey (whose real name is Anna Sorokin) revisiting her socialite […]
From ‘Pawn Stars’ to Sports Card Collectibles: Inside the Rebirth of Transactional TV
During the 2009 recession, History Channel found an unlikely hit in Pawn Stars, the unscripted series in which everyday people found life-changing treasures in their attic and turned them into cash at a time when money was tight. The series has since gone on to become a massive hit. More than 700 episodes have been […]
Wheelhouse Opens “Non-Office” on Sunset for Influencers to Work and Play
Wheelhouse, a media, marketing and investment company founded by Brent Montgomery and Jimmy Kimmel, has just opened a new 10,496-square-foot production space on Sunset Boulevard that’s meant to be a haven for influencers and other talent who need a centralized hub to take meetings and create content. The company has locations elsewhere in L.A. and […]
Wheelhouse Group Adds CAA Vet as Chief Content Officer
CAA vet Eric Wattenberg is joining Brent Montgomery's Wheelhouse Group as chief creative officer.
Odell Beckham Jr. Launching Production Company, YouTube Channel With Wheelhouse (Exclusive)
O’Dell Beckham Jr. is the latest athlete to make a Hollywood foray. The NFL star has launched his own media outfit, ITN Productions, part of a pact with Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment.
Jimmy Kimmel’s Kimmelot Taps CAA Agent as President
Longtime CAA packaging rep Scott Lonker will transition from his agency role to one as president of Kimmelot, the content company created by Jimmy Kimmel and Wheelhouse CEO Brent Montgomery.
This Guy Made $360M in Reality TV — Now He Wants Real Money
During the recent reality television boom, small-time producers that were once "the Rodney Dangerfields" of Hollywood sold their companies for hundreds of millions. Now many are looking for second acts, and for 'Pawn Stars' creator Brent Montgomery, that involves invite-only L.A. and New York "incubators," Jimmy Kimmel and a high-stakes business (just don't call it a party house).
Wheelhouse Entertainment Fills Out Executive Ranks
Brent Montgomery's Wheelhouse Entertainment fills out executive ranks with five new hires.
Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Invests in Digital Studio Portal A (Exclusive)
Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment has invested in 10-year-old digital studio Portal A, which has produced content for Google, HBO, Amazon and other major consumer brands.
Jimmy Kimmel Partners With Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment
Jimmy Kimmel and Brent Montgomery's Wheelhouse Entertainment are teaming up for a new media venture, Kimmelot.
Brent Montgomery Unveils New Company, Wheelhouse Entertainment
"Wheelhouse will concentrate on creating new and alternative business models specifically aimed at solving our clients’ cost challenges."
New ITV Chief on Reality TV’s Ratings Struggles: “Chaos Creates Opportunity”
CEO Brent Montgomery takes the unscripted behemoth's top U.S. job amid a tough era for the genre: "A lot of companies are struggling, and it's going to get worse."