Original Shark Kevin Harrington Partners With Jung Guns Entertainment to Produce Uplifting Television Content

Jung Guns Entertainment announced it has signed an agreement with Kevin Harrington for a strategic partnership.

Jung Guns Entertainment, LLC., a leading media and entertainment production company today announced it has signed an agreement with Kevin Harrington, an original Shark from the ABC Emmy award-winning show Shark Tank, to form a strategic partnership.  The deal unites Harrington who is one of the most successful entrepreneurs and preeminent marketers with Fred Jung, who is known as a Hollywood reality show trailblazer. 

“It’s a remarkable time for the media industry; social, mobile, digital, and broadcast platforms are converging to create new opportunities to connect with audiences.  I am excited to partner with Jung Guns Entertainment, a market leader to combine our respective strengths to produce entertaining and inspiring television content,” commented Harrington.

"Kevin Harrington's expertise and knowledge is unique, as he is able to anticipate market demand and leverage a variety of communication platforms to connect with consumers."

Shannon Murphy

VP, Development & Marketing

Harrington has been appointed as co-executive producer of Jung Guns Entertainment, while Jung maintains his role as founder and managing partner. The two powerhouses will co-executive produce all current projects as well as future programs in development within the Jung Guns Entertainment portfolio.  “We are thrilled to welcome Kevin to the Jung Guns Entertainment family. He is an amazing business and marketing expert who has built an empire by anticipating consumer market trends and demands. We believe his addition to the company will enhance our growth strategy and will materially impact our bottom line in 2016,” said Jung.

About Jung Guns Entertainment
Jung Guns Entertainment is a leading media and entertainment production company that produces innovative, multi-platform advertiser-friendly television series and digital content for the first-run syndication, cable and digital marketplace. We are committed to creating and acquiring uplifting, unique programming that has relatable and family-friendly content. 

About Kevin Harrington
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. In 1984, Kevin Harrington conceptualized and produced the world's first 30-minute infomercial and in 1980 he started The Small Business Center along with Franchise America. He has been involved in over 500 product launches that have resulted in sales of over $5 billion worldwide with 20 products that have reached individual sales of over $100 million. Kevin Harrington was named one of the 100 best entrepreneurs in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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