Lisa Belkin via HuffPo Parents
The latest, from the people who bring you "Dance Moms"and "American Stuffers," will be called "Extreme Parenting" (if one of the "multiple" cable networks bidding on the show come through, says producer Jeff Collins).
"When you watch any of my shows you can see a common thread -- I'm interested in peeling back the curtain to look at choices other people make that will have a huge impact on their children or their lives," he continued. "I'm fascinated by the way other people raise their children. I grew up in a very conservative small town and everyone kind of raised their kids with the exact same values so it's interesting to me to see so many people breaking the mold of tradition." - Jeff Collins
American Colony: Meet the Hutterites is now tracking as the network’s second highest-rated series of the summer, behind only Taboo. Four more premiere episodes will continue Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
#Humblebrag -- We're in the process of shooting a new show premiering Nov 10th, for E!
It will come on directly after the Kardashians and it's called "The Drama Queen." It stars Marki Costello. Don't know who that is? Tune in to get someexclusive behind the scenes pics!!
Wesley Hofer, a prominent character on “American Colony: Meet the Hutterites,” said in a press statement that the participants were all “adults who are capable of making rational decisions regarding Hutterite life on King (Ranch) Colony. The notion that we were taken advantage of, as if we were innocent children, is nonsense.”
David Lyle, National Geographic Channel's CEO, vigorously defended the channel and the series.
"This is a declaration of war from the Hutterite elders against the National Geographic Society, calling into account our fairness," Lyle said. "We absolutely are fairly representing the King community."
We've stepped into it again. But we aren't going down without a fight.
Hutterite Bishops Release Statement Regarding "American Colony" TV Show
The deal will see Content working with the firm to build a diversified production business across film and TV.
LONDON - Content Media Corp. on Wednesday unveiled a deal to take a 50 percent stake in Alex Gibney's New York-based production firm Jigsaw Productions, further adding to the company’s growing investment portfolio.
The Youview box from UK impresario, Lord Sugar, looks to change the way people watch tv. I think he can do it.
Get prepared. Tomorrow It's Going Down!
I'm always interested in cultivating relationships with young film makers coming out of the various film schools here in Los Angeles. I can tell right away if they're storytellers. Trever James is young filmmaker I've been following for sometime. He and his producing partners Josh Dinar and Luke Rold came into my office one day telling me about a religious sect called the Hutterites, Trever had grown up around these people all his life because his father Jim has been lifelong friends and hunting buddies with many of the men. They've all know each other since they were teenagers.
La Sleeping beauty gives a HILARIOUS review of Dance Moms Miami Season One Finale. WURK!
ABC interviews the Dance Moms, Abby and the kids in prep for Season 3 of Dance Moms on Lifetime.
National Geographic TV series to focus on Montana Hutterite colony.
LOS ANGELES — Bertha Hofer deserves to be one of the summer’s biggest, if unlikeliest, TV stars.
In the narrowest sense, she’s yet another working mom opening up her life to the camera. But Hofer is part of an unusual and intriguing world, a small Montana religious commune depicted in National Geographic Channel’s “American Colony: Meet the Hutterites.”
I find this fascinating! Journalism is truly [something else] when a local NEWS STATION would devote this much time to dissecting one of my shows.
Exclusive first look at our show - American Colony: Meet the Hutterites
We are honored to have a musical made in the honor of Dance Moms! The lyrics are hilarious and GREAT!
We are honored to have a musical made in the honor of Dance Moms! Part 2 - Dont Mess with Abby.