Executives: Paul Buccieri
ITV Studios U.S. Group
ITV Studios feasts on reality TV, as cable networks boost their non-scripted programming. The U.S. arm of U.K. TV conglom ITV Studios invested nearly $100 million to acquire Gurney Prods. (“Duck Dynasty”), High Noon Entertainment (“Cake Boss”) and Thinkfactory Media (“Hatfields & McCoys”). “So much of the acquisitions is about finding those really dynamic and smart creative producers that have a consistent record over time,” says Buccieri, who oversees TV programming and distribution outside the U.K.