via press release:
3 BALL ENTERTAINMENT AND NEW REGENCY JOIN FORCES FOR TELEVISION REALITY GAME-COMPETITION SERIES BASED ON HIT FILM “MR. AND MRS. SMITH”
June 23, 2015 (Manhattan Beach, Calif. and Los Angeles) – 3 Ball Entertainment and New Regency announced today that they are teaming to develop and produce a reality game-competition version of the New Regency feature film, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.”
While details of the show remain top secret, producers confirm that the series will feature married couples that compete in a high-octane, high-stakes game that offers a twist on the TV competition format.
The show is produced by 3 Ball Entertainment and New Regency. Executive producers are Todd A. Nelson and Brant Pinvidic for 3 Ball Entertainment.
About 3 Ball Entertainment:
3 Ball Entertainment is one of television’s most prolific producers of reality and non-fiction programming, both for broadcast and cable. Fully independent, 3 Ball’s current series includeExtreme Weight Loss, now in its fifth season on ABC (the show also airs as Obese in 130 countries); Bar Rescue and Catch a Contractorfor Spike; My Cat from Hell for Animal Planet; LA Hair for WE tv; Kitten Bowl for Hallmark Channel; new series Outback Nation for FYI; and upcoming series Sweat, Inc., featuring health and fitness expert Jillian Michaels, for Spike. 3 Ball has additional series in production and development with networks including Discovery, Spike, Travel, A&E, FYI, Food, E!, TLC, Oxygen, Animal Planet, MTV2 and WE tv. The company is helmed by Chairman Reinout Oerlemans, with Todd A. Nelson and Ross Weintraub serving as CEOs, Brant Pinvidic serving as chief creative officer, and Jeff Goldman serving as chief business officer. JD Roth, who co-founded the company with Nelson in 2001, maintains a focus on creative, producing and overseeing select projects for the company. 3 Ball Entertainment employs more than 225 people in a state-of-the-art, 40,000 square-foot facility in Manhattan Beach, California.
About New Regency
Founded in 1991 by renowned producer Arnon Milchan, New Regency is actively engaged in entertaining the world. The company has produced some of the most successful and critically-acclaimed films of all time with over 130 films and more than 50 television series in the company’s vast library, including back-to-back Academy Award®-winning Best Pictures, “12 Years A Slave” (2014) and “Birdman” (2015). New Regency is also dedicated to continuing to foster its unparalleled filmmaker relationships and today boasts partnerships with most acclaimed and sought-after creative forces in the industry.