DLT Entertainment & Robyn Nash Productions Join Forces For reality TV Slate!
New York. January 6 2014. DLT Entertainment (DLT) has closed an exclusive relationship with Robyn Nash, prolific producer of non-scripted programs, and her Robyn Nash Productions (RNP) to develop new reality shows for the United States and the United Kingdom. In the US, Nash’s company has enjoyed great success producing and creating non-scripted shows for broadcast networks ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC as well as cable networks such as TLC, Lifetime, Spike TV, True TV to name few.
Among reality shows DLT has previously produced, is the UK version of the NBC hit Meet My Folks. DLT plans to continue bringing UK created show formats to the US, a tradition which began with Three's Company in 1977. Nash will work with DLT President Don Taffner, Jr., in adapting formats for the US as well as reversing the process and working with DLT’s producers in London to adapt US formats as well as have input on original productions.
“In addition to working with Robin to help create new programs for The United States, we hope to duplicate in the reality genre the success we achieved with My Family for BBC One when we introduced the US writing table system for sitcoms to the UK”, said DLT President Donald Taffner, Jr. In the UK, DLT is known for its long-running sitcoms, such as My Family, which enjoyed an unprecedented 11-season 127 episode run as the UK’s highest rated sitcom and was also seen in the US on BBC America and currently airing on PBS stations across the US.
Robyn Nash’s credits as either creator or executive produce include programs such as World's Most Amazing Videos, For Better or For Worse, Out of Control Drivers, When Goopd Pets Go Bad, Before They Were Stars, Secret Talent of the Stars and Confessions of a Serial Bride.
Robyn Nash added, “I am excited to combine the two sources to create great television that can work in the United States and the United Kingdom. It all starts with great ideas! “
Other UK originated shows DLT has introduced to the US are Too Close For Comfort with Ted Knight; As Time Goes By with Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer; The World At War; Rumpole Of The Bailey, Miranda, and one of its biggest commercial successes, The Benny Hill Show.
About DLT Entertainment
With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, DLT Entertainment Ltd. is engaged in every aspect of television distribution and production around the world, as well as stage production in the US and in the UK.
Founded in 1963 as a distribution company by Don Taffner Senior, the company added television production to its portfolio in 1977. DLT Entertainment has enjoyed terrific success over the last forty plus years with legendary hits including the multiple award-winning sitcom My Family, As Time Goes By, Three’s Company, Too Close For Comfort and Meet My Folks. In addition DLT has built a reputation as a leading distribution company with classics such as The Benny Hill Show, The World at War, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood and The Russ Abbot Show.