Bright Bay inks fresh production deal, hires development SVP | Deals | News | Rapid TV News
By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our privacy policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them. [Close]
Independent production company Bright Bay Creative has locked a co-production deal with independent producer and former Mike Mathis Productions development executive Brian Puterman.

bright bay 13 aug 2019The two will develop and produce unscripted and scripted content for television, streaming and digital platforms. Several projects in the game, social experiment, lifestyle and crime and investigation spaces are in development, the companies said.

Additionally, Bright Bay recently bolstered its development team, appointing Tony Nguyen to senior vice president of development. Nguyen, who hails from Complex Networks , is shepherding the company’s development slate across all genres and platforms.

“With Bright Bay experiencing a big growth moment, Brian’s proven track record of developing and producing sharp, targeted content for a varied range of buyers makes him a great asset,” said Bright Bay executive producer and president Brandon Killion. We’re excited as well to welcome Tony to our ranks, whose instincts for quality IP were a natural fit and undoubtedly will continue driving our slate’s momentum.”

Added Puterman, “I’m thrilled to be in business with Bright Bay Creative and feel our shared sensibilities and development styles will make for not only a rich partnership, but also the opportunity to bring some truly incredible stories to life with them.”

Prior to joining Bright Bay, Nguyen was vice president of development at Complex Networks, where he served as executive producer on such series as Droppin’ Cash, Mostly Football with Martellus Bennett, Rules To This Sh!t, Slobby’s World, That White People Sh!t and Inst@famous. He was also vice president/co-head of development at Screaming Flea Productions, producers of A&E hit Hoarders, where he developed projects for Discovery, Travel Channel, HGTV and DIY, among others. Previously, Nguyen worked at Paramount Network from 2009-2015, rising in the ranks to manager of development and working on series including Pros Vs. Joes, Cops, Auction Hunters, 1000 Ways To Die, Tattoo Nightmares and Bar Rescue.