FRED JUNG, Executive Producer
FRED JUNG is a seasoned television executive with over 25 years of experience in the entertainment and media industries. After creating and owning one of Canada’s most prolific sports entertainment companies, Fred launched his producing career in the reality programming division of Fox Television, developing numerous, high-rated series including Busted on the Job and World’s Meanest People. As a pioneer of the reality genre, Fred developed and produced the successful series, Private Eye: True Stories of the Hidden Camera, XWF: In Your Face and the made-for-tv-movie, Mind Over Murder. In 2007, Fred received the Accolade Award as Lead Producer of the 47th L.A. County Holiday Celebration for PBS-TV, broadcast live from The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Fred has consulted as a media expert with the Gerson Lehrman Group Media Council in New York and received world recognition for his creation and hosting of the Boot Camp and Green Light Lounge programs for NATPE (The National Association of Television Producing Executives). In 2010, Fred launched Jung Guns Entertainment, creating and developing projects includingAmerican Machine Masters, The Fact Finders and Good Ol’ Boys Take on the World. In 2016, he joined forces with Kevin Harrington, founder of the product-marketing phenomenon, As Seen On TV, and one of the original Sharks on ABC-TV’s hit series, Shark Tank. Backed by a strong team of Emmy Award-winning professionals, and partnered with the renowned media company, Original Productions (Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers and Jay Leno’s Garage), in 2017 Jung Guns Entertainment partnered with celebrity William Shatner, where Fred co-founded Shatner Universe, serving as its President of Acquisition and Development. Projects created and developed under Fred’s leadership at Shatner Universe include the William Shatner-hosted series, Untold Stories of the LAPD, acquired by A&E Networks in 2019. As an independent producer, Fred Jung’s current projects include development of the animated series, Mutasia, with leading animation company, Titmouse, and the docu-drama series, Women Erased, currently in production. Fred’s extensive industry contacts include top executives in content acquisition for Netflix, Amazon, major networks and a multitude of streaming platforms.
KEVIN HARRINGTON, Executive Producer
Kevin Harrington is acknowledged as the inventor of the infomercial and one of the founders of the As Seen On TV products. He is currently the founder of Star Shop LLC. Prior to founding Star Shop LLC., he formed Quantum International which grew to $500 million in sales selling products in 100 countries in 20 languages. He also formed Reliant International Media and HSN Direct in conjunction with Home Shopping Network. He is the founder of ERA (Electronic Retailers Association), which operates in 45 countries, and EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) that boasts combined member sales in excess of $500 billion. In 2009, Kevin Harrington was selected as one of the original Sharks on the ABC hit show "Shark Tank" in which he appeared in over 150 segments.
MARK STOUFFER, Writer, Director & Producer
Winner of 2 Emmy Awards (including Outstanding Achievement in Directing), 9 Emmy Award Nominations, a Directors Guild of America - Best Director Nomination, and over 75 international awards. Mark’s productions include 7 feature motion pictures, 18 network specials, 120 episodes of series television, and 12 direct-to-video hits that generated over $57 million in sales. He then created and produced the Warner Bros./Morgan Creek Productions major motion picture, Wild America (1997), based on his own true-life adventure story, touting teen stars Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Devon Sawa as the wild Stouffer brothers. Based in Santa Barbara, California, Mark holds a Master's Degree in Cinematography, and is a member of the Director's Guild of America.
BOB BEDORE, Producer/Head of Development
Bob Is a multi-talented worker both in front and behind the camera. He has won several national and international awards for commercials he has written, produced, directed, and sometimes acted in. Bob spent 14 years has the lead video content producer for three Fortune 100 companies. He's also toured the country as a stand up comedian and is nationally recognized as a top improv performer/teacher with two best-selling books on improv. Bob hosted and produced a live television series in Salt Lake City, Utah which ran for over 120 episodes. As a writer he's written several screenplays, stage plays, and novels.
SHANNON MURPHY, Head of Entertainment Marketing & Producer
Shannon Murphy has more than 21 years of experience driving brand partnerships, creating integrated advertising campaigns, overseeing publicity campaigns and developing television concepts. A winner of two national marketing awards (CMA) for her work in publicity and marketing. Prior to expanding her role with Jung Guns Entertainment, she developed marketing and media partnerships for a LIFE TIME, INC, a $4B luxury fitness brand landing major accounts with multi-year agreements. Earlier in her career, Shannon was a guest TV host for a home shopping channel for 6 years, performed sketch comedy at Second City in Los Angeles and she was a field reporter for the 2008 Republican National Convention.
JIMMY JONGEBLOED, Executive Producer
Mr. Jongebloed is an experienced marketer and entrepreneur who has been involved in many product launches and business, knowledgeable about everything from sourcing/manufacturing to marketing, fulfillment, distribution, and everything in between. Jimmy graduated from the University of Texas with a business degree in marketing and received his JD from the University of Houston School of Law.
BRIAN HARRINGTON, Producer
Brian Harrington is an entrepreneur who has extensive experience in the Electronic Retailing Marketing Industry and has been involved in dozens of product launches reaching sales of nearly $100 million. Brian founded TeleStar Products International, Inc., a full-service electronic retailing marketing company, specializing in product development and identifying products strengths/abilities and their suitability for direct response and live shopping. TeleStar currently has dozens of products in-house, where they are working on sales and marketing programs for live shopping channels, direct response television, online, and brick and mortar retail in many different categories including kitchen and food, beauty, jewelry, fitness, personal care, nutrition, weight loss, and more.