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Bruce David Klein Among Backers Of Queens MediaWorks Non-Fiction Production Complex

07 Jul 2017
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A consortium of top media and finance companies and executives are teaming with New York State Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-39), Chair of the Commission on Science and Technology, to develop Queens MediaWorks, a new hub for non-fiction production, based in Queens, New York.

ATLAS MEDIA NAMED TO REAL SCREEN MAGAZINE’S PRESTIGIOUS “GLOBAL 100”.

29 Mar 2017
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For the 12th year in a row, Atlas Media was named to Real Screen Magazine’s prestigious “Global 100” list of the largest and most influential production companies in the world.

Bernadette Peters to Host Q&A with Lonny Price After MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening

11 Nov 2016
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Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, a Broadway legend and one of Sondheim’s most iconic leading ladies, will host a Q&A with director Lonny Price at one of the first public screenings of his new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened.

ATLAS FILM CITED ON LIST OF “5 DOCUMENTARIES TO WATCH FOR OSCAR SEASON”

11 Nov 2016
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The Los Angeles Times has named “Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened” as one their five documentaries to watch for Oscar season!

‘Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened’: Film Review | NYFF 2016

11 Oct 2016
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Lonny Price, one of the original Broadway leads of ‘Merrily We Roll Along,’ recalls the emotional rollercoaster of that Stephen Sondheim show’s creation and its illusion-shattering early demise. (HollywoodReporter.com)

Photos! Stephen Sondheim Reunites With Original Merrily We Roll Along Cast

10 Oct 2016
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The cast gathered for the NY Film Fest premiere of Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, a documentary detailing the history of the Sondheim classic. (Playbill.com)

ATLAS MEDIA’S “MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG” DOC BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED LANDS DISTRIBUTION DEAL W/ ABRAMORAMA

26 Sep 2016
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Atlas Media is thrilled to announce that its upcoming feature-length documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened—a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the ‘then’ and ‘now’ of perhaps Stephen Sondheim’s most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along.

ATLAS MEDIA LAUNCHES DIGITAL ARM

19 Jul 2016
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The unit’s first effort kicks off on August 15th with the official launch of Curious Jack, a multiplatform channel that celebrates fun, quirky, surprising information — “things you didn’t know you need to know” about pop culture, food, fashion, music, history, science and the paranormal. Curious Jack will launch with a half-dozen short-form series including: 1001 Things You Need To Know, Jack on the Street, 7 Secrets with Myka Fox, and Best Proof.

IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL POLICE WEEK, INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PRESENTS THE SECOND INSTALLMENT OF “IN THE LINE OF FIRE”

10 May 2016
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Across the United States every day, brave men and women in blue risk their lives to serve and protect all Americans. For the second year, Investigation Discovery (ID) turns its cameras on the professionals to explore the critical role so many officers play in protecting and serving.

ID to premiere “In The Line of Fire” in May

22 Apr 2015
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Investigation Discovery has set a May airdate for the special In the Line of Fire . The program is hosted by legal analyst Rikki Klieman, who is also the wife of NYPD police commissioner Bill Bratton. The series looks at three different stories in which officers made split-second decisions to use deadly force.

ATLAS MEDIA PRODUCES FIRST INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PODCAST

20 Mar 2015
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Beginning today, Investigation Discovery offers true crime fans a new way to experience original content, without a television set. Investigation Discovery’s first-ever podcast, launching on Thursday, March 19, serves as a companion to the hit new riveting series THE MIND OF A MURDERER.

Atlas Expands LA Development Team

10 Feb 2015
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New York-headquartered prodco Atlas Media Corp has expanded its LA-based development team with the promotion of Andrew Jacobs (pictured) to VP of development for the West Coast, as well as two additional hires. In his new role, Jacobs – who most recently served as the company’s director of development – is to oversee West Coast development, casting, sizzle [...]

Investigation Discovery Greenlights Special ‘In The Line of Fire’

08 Jan 2015
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Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the commission of the original special IN THE LINE OF FIRE from Atlas Media. Honoring the brave men and women in blue who risk their lives daily to serve and protect all Americans…

ATLAS MEDIA CORP. LICENSES GERMAN FORMAT ‘WHAM BAM SCAM’ FROM GLOBAL SCREEN GmbH

04 Feb 2014
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Atlas Media Corp. has acquired the rights to Wham Bam Scam for the U.S. from Germany’s Global Screen GmbH. The announcement was made today by Bruce David Klein, President and Executive Producer of Atlas Media Corp.

Hot Listings Miami a series hit for Style Network

11 Oct 2013
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“Hot Listings Miami,” also hit a series high among the coveted W18-49 and Total Viewers, making it the most watched new series among W18-49 to date for 2013 on Style.

Travel Channel Renews HOTEL IMPOSSIBLE FOR 4th Season

11 Oct 2013
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Travel Channel announced the renewal of four series for the first quarter of ’14. The channel, available in over 94 million U.S.cable homes and owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive, renewed Season 6 of Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern; the second season of Dangerous Grounds with Todd Carmichael; Season 4 of Hotel Impossible with Anthony Melchiorri…

NLRB RULES IN FAVOR OF ATLAS AGAIN, REJECTING WGA APPEAL

05 Jun 2013
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New York based independent production company Atlas Media was informed today that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has once again ruled in favor of Atlas, dismissing all charges leveled at the company by the Writers Guild of America East.

NLRB DISMISSES ALL WGA CHARGES AGAINST ATLAS MEDIA CORP

17 Apr 2013
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Atlas Media Corp, the New York-based TV production company, was informed today that Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has dismissed all charges leveled at Atlas by the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE).

E! TURNS UP THE HEAT ON NEW YORK’S CULINARY SCENE WHEN “PLAYING WITH FIRE” DEBUTS SUNDAY, MARCH 17 AT 10:00PM ET/PT

14 Mar 2013
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Series Focuses on the Dynamic Personal Lives and High-Powered Careers of Chef/Author Candice Kumai, Tastemakers/Restaurateurs Daniel & Derek Koch, Chef/Boyardee Brand Ambassador/Author Anna Boiardi and Executive Pastry Chef Julie Elkind

TCA: E! lights ‘Fire’ on N.Y. cuisine scene (Variety)

08 Jan 2013
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Cabler slates series on food personalities, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte E! is moving into the foodie space while staying true to its nonfiction aesthetic, announcing new reality series “Playing With Fire” and slating the skein for April. “Playing With Fire” follows several players at the forefront of Gotham’s glam culinary scene as they navigate their [...]

E! SERVES UP NEW SERIES PLAYING WITH FIRE GOING INSIDE THE SPICY PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL LIVES OF THE CHEFS, STARS AND TASTEMAKERS WHO MAKE UP NEW YORK’S CULINARY WORLD

07 Jan 2013
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Playing with Fire Features Celebrated Hostess/Author Anna Boiardi, Tastemakers Daniel & Derek Koch, Pastry Chef Julie Elkind , Chef/Author Candice Kumai as Well as Appearances by Actress/Baking Connoisseur Jennifer Esposito and Celebrity Chef/Restaurateur Todd English.

Atlas sets course with E! on docusoap (Variety)

05 Dec 2012
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Gotham’s Atlas Media Corp. has started production of a new docusoap for E! based in New York, the latest offering from an indie producer ramping up amid an explosive demand for reality television, said founder and president Bruce David Klein.

DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S CURIOSITY CONDUCTS EXPERIMENT TO SEE IF ORDINARY CITIZENS CAN BE BRAINWASHED TO CARRY OUT ASSASSINATION

24 Oct 2012
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“Brainwashed,” airing Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 PM E/P on Discovery Channel’s CURIOSITY series, follows a group of individuals who agree to participate in a televised study about hypnosis. However, what they don’t know is that over the next few days, each will be asked to complete a series of increasingly demanding tasks, designed to whittle down the most susceptible to hypnosis and commanded to kill.

ATLAS MEDIA SIGNS REP AGREEMENT WITH CAA

20 Sep 2012
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Atlas Media Corp., one of the world’s leading independent producers of non-fiction television series and specials – and a range of theatrical documentaries, branded content and digital entertainment — has entered into an agency representation agreement with Creative Artists Agency (CAA).

Travel Channel Greenlights Second Season of Hotel Impossible

28 Jun 2012
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CHEVY CHASE, MD (June 28, 2012) – Following the success of the premiere seasons of Travel Channel’s original series “Hotel Impossible” and “Baggage Battles,” the Network has greenlit production for second seasons of both hit shows. “Baggage Battles” will begin filming 14 half-hour episodes in July, and “Hotel Impossible” will begin filming 13 one-hour episodes next month as well. Additionally, a third [...]

Travel Channel Greenlights Additional Episodes of Hotel Impossible

18 Apr 2012
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TRAVEL CHANNEL GREENLIGHTS ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF ATLAS MEDIA’S “HOTEL IMPOSSIBLE.” CHEVY CHASE, MD (April 4, 2012) – Travel Channel today announced plans to order five additional episodes of “Hotel Impossible” a week prior to its scheduled debut. The five additional episodes will bring the first season to a total of 13 one-hour episodes. “Hotel Impossible,” [...]

Atlas Media’s own Hotel Insider Shares Secrets! (NY Times)

18 Apr 2012
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THINK of Anthony Melchiorri as a capeless crusader for ailing hotels, swooping into troubled properties and conjuring cures. He is the host and driving force behind “Hotel Impossible,” a new show on the Travel Channel, and fixing what ails hotels is a skill he has been honing over decades in the industry. As general manager [...]

Atlas Media ups Lorri Leighton to SVP of programming

05 Jan 2012
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Atlas Media Corp. has upped Lorri Leighton, most recentlyVP of programming for the New York City-based prodco, to the position of senior VP of programming, effective immediately. Leighton, a veteran programming executive who has worked on hundreds of hours of reality and documentary shows, will oversee all current programming at Atlas, with an emphasis on [...]

Happy Holidays!

22 Dec 2011
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TO OUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, FANS…COLLEAGUES AND COLLABORATORS: THNX FOR AN AMAZING YR — HAPPY HOLIDAYS & HERE’S TO A RATINGS-BUSTING 2012!

ATLAS MEDIA CORP ANNOUNCES TWO MAJOR EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

02 Aug 2011
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Jeanne McHale Waite to EVP/GM Abby Strauss to VP/Production NEW YORK, NY (August 2, 2011) – Atlas Media Corp., the New York based reality and documentary production powerhouse, today announced two senior level executive appointments: Jeanne McHale Waite, most recently the company’s Senior Vice President, has been promoted to the new position of Executive Vice [...]

truTV Takes Viewers into the High Stakes World of Estate Sales With All-New Series BIG BRIAN: THE FORTUNE SELLER, Premiering March 22

10 Feb 2011
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Estate sales can be great places to go for bargains on everything from collectible knick-knacks to used furniture. But they can also turn up a hidden cache of items that can sell for thousands of dollars. truTV heads into this high-stakes world with one of the best in the business in the all-new series BIG [...]