E! is giving publicists the spotlight as it goes forward with “The Spin Crowd.”Cabler ran the exploits of L.A.-based Command PR as half-hour special “The SPINdustry” in February and is now greenlighting the one-off into an eight-episode skein. Show will premiere in August. Exec produced by Kim Kardashian and Jon Murray, Jeff Jenkins and Gil Goldschein of Bunim-Murray Prods., “Spin Crowd” will examine the clients and employees of Command PR. Firm is run by publicists Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck. “The SPINdustry” ran immediately after the Feb. 21 season finale of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” which was the highest-rated telecast in E! history. Bunin-Murray also produces “Kardashians” and “Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami” for the cabler.
E! goes forward with ‘Spin’
New series will examine L.A.-based Command PR