Cynopsis 02/05/2016


Production vet Benjamin Ringe (Peacock Productions) has launched B.BOLD Content Studios, to create, produce and distribute quality factual content for broadcast, cable, OTT and digital. “I’ve been developing shows for 20 years - it’s been a lifelong dream for me to do this,” Ringe tells Cynopsis. “International is a big part of my strategy. I’m going back to my roots; my first project is an international travel show.” Series will be out to market in 2Q16.

Real Screen: Workshop links with B.Bold

Extra: WorkShop links with B.Bold, PBS gets MacArthur funds

Philadelphia-based indie The WorkShop has launched a joint venture production unit with New York firm B.Bold Content Studios to co-develop multi-platform unscripted content for both the U.S. and international markets ahead of this week’s Realscreen Summit in Washington DC.

B.Bold will be headed by Benjamin Ringe, who previously worked alongside WorkShop CEO and executive producer Tom Farrell at Banyan Productions. Most recently, Ringe served as senior VP of development and executive producer at NBC’s Peacock Productions, where he was charged with generating and developing multi-platform, factual content for NBCUniversal’s properties and outside clients.

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