CAA Signs Reality Producer Cris Abrego

By | Thursday March 1, 2012 @ 11:09am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Veteran reality producer and comedic celebriality guru Cris Abrego has signed with CAA. He was at UTA. Along with frequent collaborator Mark Cronin, Abrego has been VH1′s go-to guy for the channel’s core celebreality fare with such series as The Read More »

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CBS Picks Up Celebrity Reality Pilot ‘Same Name’ To Series For Summer

By | Friday April 15, 2011 @ 9:18am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

CBS has handed a series order to Same Name, a new fish-out-of-water comedic reality series about celebrities trading places with total strangers who happen to share the same name, which will air this summer. The network originally … Read More »

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CBS Orders Celebrity-Themed Reality Pilot

By | Sunday October 24, 2010 @ 7:59pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

CBS has greenlighted The Same Name, an hourlong pilot from one of the masters of comedic celebreality, Cris Abrego. The project, which Abrego executive produces with Eugene Young, is a fish-out-of water comedic series involving regular people and celebrities with whom they happen to share the same name. Each self-contained episode of the show, produced by Endemol-owned 51 Minds, will feature a celebrity as he/she trades life and careers with his/hers name doppelganger Read More »

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