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Queer Eye’s Scout Productions Signed to Exclusive Development Deal


Scout Productions (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) and ITV America have agreed to an exclusive pod deal.

The partnership will see Scout Productions’ founders, David Collins and Michael Williams, create and produce series across a wide range of genres under the ITV America banner. A focus will be placed on reality, lifestyle, docuseries, competition shows and other content for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.

ITV America Chief Creative Officer Adam Sher and ITV America President David George said in a joint statement, “David and Michael have carved a successful and memorable place in television history by delivering something truly groundbreaking to viewers around the globe. This deal with Scout Productions furthers our goal at ITV America of building a bench of creatives who are supported by the resources of ITV and encouraged to do what they do best. We’re delighted and honored to work alongside the entire Scout Productions team as they continue to push programming boundaries.”

Collins and Williams added, “ITV America’s leadership and success in the industry speaks for itself. This is a great moment for Scout Productions as we expand our slate of new and inspired programming that begins with the Queer Eye reboot.”

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