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Handy hired at New Wave

Shingle specializes in reality fare

New Wave Entertainment has tapped Ri-Karlo Handy as its VP of unscripted development.

Handy was most recently co-exec producer for MTV’s “Son of a Gun” and New Wave has hired him to help with the shingle’s increased production slate. He will report to Brian Volk-Weiss, head of production and senior VP of talent management.

Among the reality skeins New Wave produces are “Stevie TV” for VH1 and “True Grime” for Investigation Discovery. It also produced recent stand-up specials featuring Nick Cannon and Whitney Cummings.

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