Kevin Healey to Oversee Alternative Programming for Propagate


LOS ANGELES: Independent content-creation company Propagate has brought in producer Kevin Healey as head of alternative programming.

Healey will also manage Propagate’s growing slate of unscripted and alternative content, which includes Apple’s first original unscripted series being produced in partnership with musician Healey joins the company from eOne. His credits include the TruTV sketch comedy Fameless, starring David Spade; Scare Pewdiepie for YouTube Red; and Scare Tactics for Syfy.

Joining Healey on Propagate’s alternative team is Brett-Patrick Jenkins, who has been promoted to head of development. He is a Critics’ Choice Award-winning producer who has developed and produced more than 1,000 hours of television for broadcasters such as HISTORY, Lifetime, Discovery, HBO and, most recently, Face Off for Syfy.

Additionally, Nicole Laufer was named director of development. She will manage the company’s development slate and generate original formats and character-driven docuseries. She previously held roles at ITV Studios.

“Kevin is one of the most sought-after creatives in the alternative content world, and has written, developed and produced an incredible range of acclaimed programs,” said Propagate bosses Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens. “As we continue our aggressive push into the unscripted programming space, we are thrilled to have him at the helm, leading our talented alternative development team and programming strategy.”

“I am very excited to join Propagate,” said Healey. “In this fast-changing world of content distribution, Ben and Howard have a clear vision for new business models and I am happy to be on the ground floor as they begin to implement their strategy. I am also pleased to have Brett-Patrick and Nicole as part of my development team. They are experienced and talented production executives who bring a range of ideas to our growing alternative-programming slate, and great energy to the team.”