EXCLUSIVE: 3 Ball Productions has hired Patrick Agans as President.
The Bar Rescue producer has hired Agans, who was previously EVP, Development at the Big Brother producer.
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Agans spent 10 years at Fly on the Wall Entertainment, joining in 2014, where he created, developed and sold unscripted series including Fox’s Crime Scene Kitchen, HGTV’s Flip or Flop Atlanta, FreeVee’s Hollywood Houselift with Jeff Lewis and hit YouTube Originals Katy Perry: Witness World Wide and Will Smith: The Jump.
Before Fly on the Wall, he worked at companies including Elecus, RDF USA and Zodiak Media.
3 Ball Productions, which is part of 3BMG, which also consists of Jeff Jenkins Productions, Superluna Studios and Octopean Media, is behind series such as The Biggest Loser, Extreme Weight Loss, Beauty and the Geek and Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend as well as Bar Rescue, which is currently in production on its 9th season.
“At a time when many companies are looking to downsize and consolidate, we see huge advantage in securing Patrick to grow 3 Ball Productions,” said 3BMG CEO Ross Weintraub. “His superpower is pairing his creative expertise developing across genres with a buyer and platform-specific approach that reflects where the market is headed.”
Agans added, “I’ve long admired 3 Ball’s massive contributions to unscripted, and this is an amazing opportunity to build upon that legacy with big, global entertainment formats, character-driven docuseries, and lifestyle content. I’m eager to hit the ground running and take our creative out to the marketplace.”
Chairman Reinout Oerlemans said, “As I look back at nearly 20 years with 3 Ball, the company’s roots in transformational TV remain as relevant as ever to audiences and commissioners around the world. We’re thrilled that Patrick will pick up the torch and help define the 3 Ball brand for a new era.”
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