Veteran producer to lead unscripted, digital units
BermanBraun has hired Chris Cowan to head its unscripted TV and digital production efforts.Cowan, former principal at production companies Rocket Science Laboratories and Angel City Factory, is best known for producing reality series including “Joe Millionaire,” “My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss” and “Mobbed.” His responsibilities will include the formation of a digital studio that will supply content for BermanBraun’s three YouTube channels and growing portfolio of websites. “We are thrilled to have Chris join our company as the leader for all of our company’s unscripted content, regardless of the platform for which it is initially created,” said BermanBraun principals Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun. BermanBraun’s unscripted TV properties include Discovery Channel’s “Unchained Reaction” and HGTV’s “Junk Gypsies.” Websites under its oversight include MSN’s Wonderwall and AOL’s Mandatory.
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