LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings more than 25 years of experience to Discovery Studios, including skills in producing, directing, writing and editing.
Most recently, he served as executive producer for Velocity’s Iron Resurrection and co-executive producer for American Heroes Channel’s Secrets of the Arsenal. Additionally, Kerr worked on long-running hit series such as Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and National Geographic’s World’s Toughest Fixes. He also served as writer/producer on History Channel’s Meat America.
“Rob brings his expertise, passion and creative vision to the table and we are confident his addition to Discovery Studios will generate even more original and engaging television,” says Lee Bartlett, president of Discovery Studios Group and Production. “Discovery Studios continues to seek the best, most creative minds in the industry as we expand our repertoire of talented producers.”
“Discovery Studios offers a fresh vibe and unique set-up that allows its producers to thrive both individually and collectively to generate the best content possible,” adds Kerr. “I’m excited to start this next chapter in my career producing great TV with this talented group.”