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In: Mike Powers, Creative Executive, DiGa

Mike Powers has been appointed Creative Executive at the new production company DiGa, an independent production company that will create, develop and produce programming across all platforms in partnership with Ben Silverman‘s multimedia studio, Electus.  The company will be headquartered in New York City with a production/edit center in Los Angeles and was set up by  Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley, the executives responsible for the development and creation of many of MTV’s biggest hits, and the key engineers in MTV’s recent ratings turnaround.

DiGa  has several television projects in development, including: a comedy format from Nick Cannon’s NCredible Entertainment starring female personality Amanda Diva; a fashion series with an interactive element from Jill Martin, television personality and author of “Fashion for Dummies” and the upcoming “I Have Nothing to Wear”; three series with Jackhole Industries, Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison’s production company whose credits include ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central’s The Man Show and Crank Yankers; DiGa also has a number of scripted and reality concepts in active development. DiSanto and Gateley will continue to have a strong relationship with MTV Networks through multiple series development commitments between MTV and DiGa, as well as through DiSanto and Gateley’s continued role as executive producers on the upcoming scripted MTV series Teen Wolf, a reinvention of the 1985 blockbuster film.

Source: Electus press release


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