eOne Inks First-Look Deal with Producer Chris Deaux


LOS ANGELES: Entertainment One (eOne) has signed an overall first-look agreement with reality TV producer Chris Deaux and his new company Two Fifteen West Entertainment.

Deaux will develop and produce unscripted programming with eOne through Two Fifteen West. Prior to establishing his new company, Deaux served as senior VP of development at Intuitive Entertainment, where he developed and executive produced Atlanta Plastic and The Rap Game for Lifetime, as well as King of Cones for Food Network and Rods N’ Wheels for Discovery. Before that, he was senior VP of development at Film Garden Entertainment, where he created and exec produced Hogs Gone Wild (Discovery), Rock Bottom (Fuse) and Extra Yardage (DIY). Earlier in his career, Deaux was head of development at Banyan Productions, where he developed a number of additions to the Trading Spaces franchise and created the syndicated series Ambush Makeover and Design Invasion.

Tara Long, the executive VP of U.S. alternative programming at eOne Television, remarked: “When it comes to creating exciting, compelling unscripted content, Chris is a true force to be reckoned with. He has an established track record for identifying striking stories and concepts, and producing successful projects with unique perspectives, and we are eager to join forces with him to bring a slate of innovative, talent-driven projects to audiences.”

“This is an extremely exciting time to be a content creator and I am thrilled to be launching Two Fifteen West in association with a company as well regarded and successful as Entertainment One,” added Deaux.