Jeff Collins is the Founder and President of Collins Avenue Entertainment.
The eponymous company was established in 2008 and continues a successful business partnership with Kew Media Group. In addition to his role as Founder and President, Collins serves as Executive Producer on all Collins Avenue productions including the highly successful and dynamic Lifetime series "Dance Moms" and its spinoff series and specials.
Collins began his prominent producing career on the hit show "Entertainment Tonight" on the Paramount Pictures lot. During his tenure at Paramount Jeff rapidly advanced to Vice President of Leeza Gibbons Entertainment (LGE), a production company under the wing of Paramount Domestic Television. He was a special projects producer on the long-running LEEZA talk show along with numerous pilots, specials and radio talk franchise developed and produced by LGE.
Jeff went on to have a successful career as a freelance showrunner and DGA director producing hits like "How Clean is Your House?" for Lifetime, "Survival of the Richest" for WB, "The Pregnant Man" for Discovery, "Friends of Lovers" for USA, "Anything for Love" for Fox, "Crashing With…" for MTV and the quirky comedy "The Pet Shop" with comedian Andy Kindler for Animal Planet.
Before founding Collins Avenue Entertainment, Jeff Collins oversaw the US office of September Films. He was the showrunner for three seasons on WE TV's highest-rated series "Bridezillas," for WEtv which has aired in over 150 territories around the world and the hit "Billy The Exterminator" for A&E.
Along with his Collins Avenue Development team, Collins creates a diverse landscape of content using his vast experience in the industry to grow his already well-established brand.