Brant Pinvidic serves as Chief Creative Officer at 3 Ball Entertainment, overseeing all of the company’s programming and development.
Pinvidic has developed more than three dozen series for 3 Ball, including ABC’s long-running hitExtreme Weight Loss, Spike’sBar Rescueand Animal Planet’sMy Cat from Hell, as well as the recently announcedIf I Wasn’t a Rockstarwith legendary rocker Jon Bon Jovi and the upcomingKingin’ with Tygafor MTV2.
Under Pinvidic’s oversight, 3 Ball forged a strong studio-network partnership with Spike, which, in 2014 alone boasted 60 hours of original programming. In addition to hit seriesBar Rescue (the highest rated show on the network, in season four) other shows includeCatch a Contractorwith Adam Carolla (in season two) andHungry Investors. 3 Ball’s newest series for Spike,Sweat, Inc., premieres later this year and reconnects 3 Ball with fitness guru and TV personality Jillian Michaels.
Pinvidic also oversaw development and production for the inauguralKitten Bowlfor Hallmark Channel, which drew 6.1 million viewers during the 2014 Super Bowl. Hallmark commissioned a secondKitten Bowlfor the 2015 Super Bowl, as well asPawStar Game,a baseball-themed special premiering in summer 2015.
Prior to joining 3 Ball Entertainment (previously Eyeworks USA), Pinvidic was senior vice president of programming and development for TLC, playing a pivotal role in the launch of several successful series, including John & Kate Plus 8.
In 2014, Pinvidic also produced and directed his first feature documentary, entitledWhy I’m Not on Facebook, which had its world premiere in October 2014 at the Woodstock Film Festival.
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