|Partners & Affiliations|
VOX, Inc: BLE is the exclusive production partner for VOX, a full service entertainment agency founded by CEO Wes Stevens in 2002. They are currently in development of a reality show with VOX and its client Daymond John, one of the “sharks” on the hit ABC show Shark Tank as well as other shows moving forward. BLE has full access to mine VOX’s tremendous client list of working actors and notable personalities…many have extensive theatrical resume's and accolades from Oscars, Emmys, Tonys to Heisman Trophies.
Under the veteran leadership of agents Richard Lawrence and Debra Goldfarb, along with a dynamic and gifted team of agents, Rebel Entertainment Partners, Inc. (REP) has firmly established itself as one of the preeminent talent agencies in Los Angeles with a client roster that boasts some of the most renowned and reputable talent in the industry.
For over thirty-five years, REP has built a solid reputation as a high quality, top-of-the-line talent agency. REP currently focuses on the representation of production companies, producers, directors, hosts and celebrities specializing in non-scripted programming such as Reality and Alternative Television, Talk, Game, News, and Late-Night intended for all distribution outlets, foreign and domestic, digital, new media, and mobile. Rebel Entertainment Partners has also established itself as a leading agency for the representation of actors in the motion picture and television business. With clients portraying primary characters in television programs such as: Mad Men, True Blood, The Office, Vampire Diaries, Desperate Housewives, House of Anubis, Sonny with a Chance, One Tree Hill, Caprica, Days of our Lives, and Dancing with the Stars. Our success in the scripted arena continues in the area of development and packaging, where we internally developed and packaged the Fox sitcom, “Brothers” starring Michael Strahan and Darryl “Chill” Mitchell. Our theatrical clients are pacing their way by making major strides in the feature film business, some of the films that our clients have made significant contributions to are: The Social Network, Twilight, Soul Surfer, Devil Inside, Grassroots, Machete, Moneyball, Now, and Welcome to People.
REP has also been one of the industry leaders in television packaging, having packaged programming for ABC, FOX, NBC, CBS/Paramount, Sci-Fi, Sony Pictures Television, Spike, WE, and 20th Television, among others. REP is the packaging or co-packaging agency behind numerous successful network, cable, and syndicated programs, including, “Judge Judy”, “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”, “Brothers”, “Identity”, “Richard Branson’s Rebel Billionaire”, “High School Confidential”, “Crossing Over with John Edward”, “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol” ,“MXC: The Most Extreme Elimination Challenge”, and “Ambush Makeover”, to name a few.
VAST ENTERTAINMENT: BLE is partnered with VAST ENTERTAINMENT in scripted and film projects. They are currently in the development and pitching stages of various properties.
Vast Entertainment is a dynamic production & development company with the unique focus of fostering book-to-screen adaptations, creating and developing a “vast” array of television, film and new media entertainment.
TRIAGE ENTERTAINMENT: BLE is partnered with Triage in several projects. The reality show, Mushroom Hunter, created and developed by BLE, is in production with Animal Planet.
TRIAGE ENTERTAINMENT, a 14 year-old major programming label now under the Levity Entertainment Group, has produced over 500 hours of award-winning original series and specials for network television, cable, and first run syndication. Triage has a full time development and production department, as well as a complete post-production facility, including 15 HD edit suites, audio sweetening, and an HD graphics department.
Their shows include:
Iron Chef – Food Network (84 One Hour Episodes)
3BALL PRODUCTIONS: BLE is partnered with 3Ball on the reality TV show, Little Rockers, created by David Lyons and Joel McGee of Monkey Time Media. BLE is in discussions on several other projects with their company.
LEFT/RIGHT PRODUCTIONS: BLE is partnered with Left/Right on BLE’s newest show, JUNYARD BARBIE, bringing BLE to a new level of reality TV partnerships.
The principals of Left/Right,Banks Tarver and Ken Druckerman, both spent untold years on the front lines of documentary and reality production. They first joined forces as show runners on the hit series Growing Up Gotti for A&E. The premiere episode of Gotti received one of the highest ratings in the network’s history, and was chosen as one of the 10 best shows of the year by The New York Times — the only unscripted series to make the list.
In 2005 they formalized their partnership by creating Left/Right and have produced over 200 hours of television. They’ve traveled across America for their Emmy award-winning series This American Life (Showtime), and they’ve traveled the world for their MTV series Exiled. They’ve kept up with the biggest name in hip-hop for I Want To Work For Diddy (VH1), and they’ve explored the complicated relationship between two rap superstars in The Salt-N-Pepa Show (VH1). They've made suburban makeover shows for HGTV (Battle On The Block) and urban makeover shows for Bravo (9 By Design). Left/Right created jaw-dropping runway shows on The Fashion Show (also for Bravo) and they’ve produced shows about real-life superheroes (Mr. T’s I Pity The Fool for TV Land), real-life supermodels (The Agency, also for VH1), and real life supermoms (Kimora: Life In The Fab Lane for Style).
Their current slate is more varied than ever before with season two of their hit series Mob Wives (VH1), and they're giving the design show format a makeover in the second season of Home By Novogratz (HGTV).
MONKEY TIME MEDIA: BLE has a development deal in place with Monkey Time Media, a development and production company founded by Joel McGee, former: Executive Director of Development for GSN and Director of Program Development for Animal Planet.
With partner, Gary Dawson, Executive Producer of the long running hit show, Family Feud, Monkey Time Media has teamed up with production partners including 3Ball Productions (The
Biggest Loser); The Gurin Company (The Weakest Link); and Rubicon Entertainment (National Lampoon’s Funny Money).
In their plan of continued success, Monkey Time Media has partnered with BLE on new projects moving forward.