Jesse Collins Entertainment received a minority investment from Fulwell 73, diversity found out.
The deal empowers both companies, which, in addition to cooperation, will continue to produce products independently. The two companies are known for producing live events and unrecorded content featuring high-profile professionals, and have previously worked together on the Grammy Awards.
Financial terms of the deal between Jesse Collins Company and Fulwell 73 were not disclosed. Jesse Collins Entertainment is still a black majority company with full autonomy and creative control.
Jesse Collins Entertainment has made a name for itself in the awards show and musical entertainment genre, behind the American Music Awards, BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, and the mini-series The New edition”. History” and “History of Bobby Brown”.
The company has a huge number of scripted and non-scripted projects, game shows, competitions, talk shows, children’s shows, special programs and more. Credits include: The Real Husbands of Hollywood, American Soul, Cardi Tries, My Killer Body with C. Michelle, DJ Cassidy Mic Pass, Go: The Future of Black Music, Become a Star . Popstar, Rhythm + Flow, Sunday Best, Hip Hop Squares, Nashville Squares, Face to Face with Becky G Talk Show, Emmy Award Winning Children’s Series, Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices, BET Hip Hop Awards, Black Girls Rock!, BET Honors, Martin: The Reunion, John Lewis: Honoring a Hero, Love & Happiness: Obama Celebration, The Grammy Salutes the Sounds of Change, Stand Up for the Heroes, and more.
Jesse Collins also has a multi-year general agreement with cable network ViacomCBS, as well as an initial development agreement for Viacom films, including Paramount Players.
Jesse Collins, founder and CEO of his company, is the executive producer of all programs. He was the executive producer of the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show, and the 2021 Oscars.
The Fulwell 73 was launched in 2005 by longtime friends Ben Winston, Leo Perlman, Ben Turner and Gabe Turner. James Corden joined as a fifth partner in 2017. Fulwell 73, which has an overall deal with CBS Television Studios, is behind The Late Late Show with James Corden, which is heading into its final season this year. The company is also behind the Friends reunion on HBO Max, CBS’s Adele One Night Only, Hulu’s The Kardashians, NASA’s Disney+ space documentary, Among the Stars, Amazon’s Cinderella, which she starred in Camilla. Cabello, as well as Carpool Karaoke: The Series on Apple TV and more.
“We are so excited to forge this alliance with Jesse Collins Entertainment,” said Fulwell 73 founding partners Pearlman and Winston. “Having already worked so closely with Jesse and his team at the Grammys, we have seen firsthand their creativity, originality and brilliance. This new relationship is an incredibly exciting moment for both companies.”
“Ben, Leo, Ben, Gabe and James have done nothing but support the JCE over the years and we are thrilled to be able to get some Fulwell 73 fuel to expand the scenario, non-programmed and special units of our JCE machine,” commented Collins. with Dion Harmon, Founder, CEO and EVP of Content and Strategy, Jesse Collins.
The Fulwell 73 was represented in the deal by Michael Breider of Wiggin and Mara P. Kanner of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz. Jesse Collins Entertainment represented Evolution Media Capital, Paul S. Bernstein and Nick Jacobus for Venable, LLP and Stephen D. Barnes for Yorn, Levine, Barnes, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, Endlich & Gellman.