Broadcasting and Cable announced today Eric Biscoff’s new venture. Bischoff always lands on his feet. The press release is below.
Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television (BHE TV) And Paul B. Anderson Media Agent, Inc. Partner To Jointly Develop And Produce Radio Talk Platform As Hosting Vehicle For Eric Bischoff
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Bischoff Hervey Entertainment LLC (BHE) and Paul Anderson Media Agent, Inc. will jointly develop, package and produce a new weekly “Talk” platform for the New York Times best selling author of “Controversy Creates Cash” and outspoken on air television personality Eric Bischoff. Most recognized for his fame as an on-air character/writer/producer in professional wrestling as well as his real life battle with Vince McMahon and WWE during cable television’s “Monday Night Wars.” Eric has been an entertainment veteran for over 27 years and has strong and entertaining views on a variety of different topics. The format will take advantage of Eric’s outspoken opinions on sports, entertainment, politics, relevant and popular topics, news, pop culture and exciting, noteworthy guests.
“I have always enjoyed the freedom and improvisational nature of radio, and look forward to bringing an unfiltered and unique perspective and conversation to the table,” says Bischoff. “This is going to be a fun ride.”
The project aims to secure distribution on satellite, terrestrial radio, internet or syndication and may include a televised component and plans to leverage an active presence through social media. Talks are currently underway, being led by the project’s partner Paul Anderson, who has an extensive reach and track record within all aspects of the radio business.
Anderson adds: “Eric’s proven reach across a broad spectrum of American households is no secret to broadcast networks and advertisers alike. With the changing distribution landscape, from terrestrial to digital, focused and exclusive content is the gateway to success. Eric’s background and magnetic personality makes him uniquely suited to take advantage of the new opportunities in the spoken word format. I’m confident Eric will be embraced by an even bigger audience.”
BHE TV is a turn-key company specializing in the creation and production of television content operating in Burbank, CA and at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, CA. BHE has created, developed, and produced both television pilots and series for NBC, VH-1, CMT, A&E, E!, Discovery, Nickelodeon, History Channel, Tru TV, ABC Family, FOX Sports, TNT, TBS, Fuse, ABC, WE, Spike, & Playboy TV. Currently, BHE produces hit series, including: The Devils Ride (Discovery Channel), See Dad Run (Nickelodeon) and Hardcore Pawn: Chicago (TruTV).
Paul B. Anderson Media Agent, Inc. is a national broadcast agency, representing major radio personalities and television news, weather and sports anchors. Over the past fourteen years we have negotiated complex local and syndicated talent contracts for the top broadcast talent in the business, including past deals for Ryan Seacrest, Danny Bonaduce, Bobby Bones, and so on. Paul also received two Telly Awards in 2013 as the Executive Producer of the worldwide television campaign to launch Microsoft Surface. Paul executive produced three successful international television campaigns for Internet Explorer, launching Alex Clare’s “Too Close” to the top of the charts in Europe and North America. In addition, Paul executive produced “Two Weeks” starring Sally Field and is also a producer on the hit series “Devil’s Ride” on Discovery.