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Development Moves

Up: Stewart Morris, Head of Development, Original Productions

Stewart Morris has been promoted to Head of Development from Vice President of Development, at Original Productions.  He was part of the London based Original Productions UK Entertainment LLP group from its inception in 2006. In the summer of 2012 Morris moved to Original Productions in Los Angeles to join the OP team as Vice President of Development.

A native of Scotland, Morris began his career as a journalist at the South London Press, moving on to writing for The Mail on Sunday, Daily Mirror, Evening Standard, and the Sunday Times.  He joined the ranks of television at ITV Productions (formerly LWT) working his way up to become the Head of Entertainment Features. Morris’ credits include creating or co-crediting hit shows such as I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Brainiac: Science Abuse and Hit Me Baby, One More Time.

Currently, Original Productions has top ten hits on major cable including: Bering Sea Gold for Discovery which has just been renewed for a fourth season; The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man, Appalachian Outlaws and Ax Men on History; and Storage Wars on A&E. The multi- Emmy® Award winner is producing its tenth season of mega hit Deadliest Catch set to premiere on Discovery later this spring amongst many others.

Source: Original Productions press release

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