In The Jury Speaks, O.J. Simpson Jurors Share Their Side of the Story
By Michelle Ruiz, Vogue.com
July 21, 2017

Loving murder shows has become as basic as avocado toast and rosé. What started with Chris Hansen’s chilling baritone on Dateline has evolved to Netflix obsessions like Making a Murderer and The Keepers and morbidly fascinating podcasts like Serial and My Favorite Murder. It can be easy for viewers to forget, in the midst of the scintillating, binge-watchable drama, that murder shows are about real lives lost, and that the “cast of characters” (judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and suspects) are real people, too, with consequences that extend far beyond the courthouse.

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Nancy Glass revisits O.J. case as a producer in ‘The Jury Speaks’
By Ellen Gray, Philly.com
July 18, 2017

Philadelphia’s Nancy Glass always thought there was a huge piece missing from the public’s understanding of the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial: the jury.

“Every single day, we broadcast from the area where all the journalists sort of camped out,” the former American Journal anchor recalled last week. “I knew about the jury. That’s the thing that bothered me. I knew that there was more to the story from day one. The public had their own reaction, but I knew that the jury was much more complex than that.”

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OJ Simpson Juror Lon Cryer, Producer Nancy Glass on Oxygen Series “The Jury Speaks”
By Shira Hirschman Weiss, Huffingtonpost.com
July 4, 2017

If you are old enough to remember the OJ Simpson trial, the Ford Bronco chase that preceded it and perhaps, even the football career before the crime story, questions linger in your mind. Unless you are of some rare breed, it is not OJ’s guilt you ponder. Rather, it is what the jury who acquitted him thinks of their verdict almost 22 years later. In The Jury Speaks, a new Oxygen TV series by award-winning producer, writer, television and radio host Nancy Glass of Glass Entertainment Group, you will hear from jurors who served on some of the most high profile cases in the last two decades.

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O.J. Simpson Glove Demo Still Defended by Chris Darden
TMZ.com
July 1, 2017

Christopher Darden thinks the O.J. Simpson glove demo was one of the greatest moves in the history of jurisprudence … the question — greatest for who?

Darden is featured on “The Jury Speaks,” an Oxygen show that will air July 22. TMZ has obtained a clip in which Darden seems to still stand behind his decision to have O.J. try on the bloody glove that was used by the murderer.

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Limited Series In Works Based On New Evidence Of Clutter Family Murders, Basis For Capote Bestseller ‘In Cold Blood’
By Anita Busch, Deadline.com
Jun 23, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: After new evidence emerged in the 1959 murders of the Herbert Clutter family, made famous by Truman Capote’s book In Cold Blood, Glass Entertainment Group and Daniel H. Birman Productions have joined to produce a limited series based on what is one of the most famous crime stories in American history. This is the second series that we know of that is re-examining these murders. The other coming this fall is from documentarian Joe Berlinger and Sundance TV which has a four-part doc series tentatively titled Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited.

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Oxygen Reunites Jurors From America’s Most Infamous Trials to Tell All in New Special The Jury Speaks
By Billy Nilles, Eonline.com News
Jun 20, 2017

Get ready to revisit some of America’s most infamous and incendiary trials courtesy of Oxygen.

The cable network, which has recently undergone a rebranding to become the new home for crime fans, has announced a four-night special The Jury Speaks, a true crime series that will reexamine those unforgettable cases through the eyes of the folks who served on the original jury. As each night dives into the trials of Michael Jackson, O.J. Simpson, Robert Durst and George Zimmerman, the jurors will reveal what really went on inside the courtroom. What led to their decision? Would their vote change today? And how has the aftermath of their verdict effected their own lives? They’re telling all.

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Palm Springs Husband-Wife Home Reno Team Returns to HGTV for Season Two of ‘Desert Flippers’
Scripps Network Interactive, Newsroom
Jun 19, 2017

Real estate and house-flipping experts Eric and Lindsey Bennett are back with more So-Cal home renovations in the new season of HGTV’s Desert Flippers. Premiering on Thursday, July 20, at 11 p.m. ET/PT, the 10-episode season follows real estate agent Eric and designer Lindsey as they face triple-digit heat and harsh landscapes to renovate dilapidated homes and sell them for top dollar—all while raising three small children.

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Oxygen Surrenders to Crime Wave in Programming Strategy Revamp
By Cynthia Littleton, Variety.com
Feb 1, 2017

The Jury Speaks”: premieres 3Q 2017
Produced by Glass Entertainment Group with Nancy Glass, Jon Hirsch, J.C. Mills and Eric Neuhaus serving as executive producers.

Robert Blake. George Zimmerman. Michael Jackson. Their trials sparked media frenzy, but their fates were all decided by a single jury. “The Jury Speaks” is self-contained, true-crime series that reexamines some of the most high-profile and controversial cases through the eyes of the original jury. These ordinary citizens were catapulted into the limelight.  But what really went down inside the courtroom walls? It’s time to get their side of the story and find out if after all these years, would they cast the same vote, or have their minds changed?

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Where Have All the Gardening Shows Gone?
By Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living
Apr 5, 2017

“Many fans are saying it’s time to put the “G” back in HGTV.”

Still, there’s still hope for a return to the good old days of garden programming. HGTV tells us new episodes of Yard Crashers, starring Matt Blashaw, are currently in production and set to premiere on DIY Network on Saturday, April 8. And the new DIY Network show Lawn and Order (which just might be the best name for a landscaping show we’ve ever heard) will follow experts Chris Lambton and Sara Bendrick as they beautify lawns and exteriors.

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HGTV Greenlight Season Two of DESERT FLIPPERS
BroadwayWorld.com
Jan 23, 2017

More So-Cal home renovations are on the way as HGTV orders a second season of DESERT FLIPPERS. The series, which delivered double-digit P25-54 ratings growth year over year in the 11 p.m. timeslot during its first season, stars real estate agents Eric and Lindsey Bennett as they defy the triple-digit heat in Palm Springs to renovate dilapidated homes while raising three small children.

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Boston Bombing Book ‘Maximum Harm’ From ABC News Producer Being Developed As Documentary Series
Anita Busch, Deadline.com
January 10, 2017

Glass Entertainment Group, producer of the series Tanked and The Vet Life, has just acquired rights to the book Maximum Harm, written by Emmy-nominated, Boston-based ABC News producer Michele McPhee. GEG will develop the book as a documentary series.

The book, which will hit the street in April, chronicles McPhee’s three-year investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing and the accused brothers which uncovered evidence of one of the brothers’ pre-existing relationship to the FBI. McPhee will work as both writer-producer on the series.

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HGTV features Palm Springs home flippers
Xochitl Pena, The Desert Sun
August 19, 2016

Eric and Lindsay Bennett have been flipping homes for almost a decade and on Aug. 25 the Palm Springs couple will share their skills with the world on HGTV’s “Desert Flippers” series.

“The bigger the mess, the bigger the profit,” explains Eric in a promotional video on HGTV’s website.

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JC Mills joins Glass Entertainment Group
By Daniele Alcinii, RealScreen.com
July 18, 2016

JC Mills, most recently an agent at ICM Partners, has been tapped as president and GM of Philadelphia- and LA-based indie Glass Entertainment Group.

In his new role, Mills will be charged with overseeing every aspect of the company, from sales and business to creative initiatives. He will evenly divide his time between Philadelphia and New York and report to company CEO and executive producer Nancy Glass when he joins the prodco on July 25.

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Big Easy Motors Preview
History.com

Watch a preview for the new HISTORY series Big Easy Motors, premiering Tuesday, July 5, at 10/9c.

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Watch Veterinarians’ Shock When They Pull an Old Sock Out of Puppy’s Intestines During Surgery
by Johanna Li, InsideEdition.com
June 17, 2016

Though vomiting, anorexia, lethargy and diarrhea may be common in newborn puppies, this Texas family may have saved their dog in the nick of time when they brought him into the hospital.

“His family adopted him not too long before that, but it was very obvious that he was a big part of the family and loved very much,” said Dr. Michael Lavigne, a veterinarian in Animal Planet’s The Vet Life.

They brought the pit bull puppy into surgery, where Lavigne can be heard in the clip discovering what was causing the puppy discomfort: “It looks like… is that a sock?”

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“Monster Week” Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
TheFutonCritic.com
April 28, 2016

Throughout this monstrous week, viewers also get a taste of upcoming series THE VET LIFE, which follows veterinarians, Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Michael Lavigne as they juggle running a vet clinic and managing family life…

ATTACK OF THE KILLER DRAGONS which highlights two of the world’s most dangerous reptiles: killer Komodo Dragons and Nile Monitor lizards. [Read more…]

Nancy Glass on Rebranding Her Company & What’s Next for Her TV Production Team
PhillyStyleMag.com
April 22, 2016

Nancy Glass walks fast. Very fast. On this warm spring day, she is darting in and out of the maze of offices of her 12-year-old, two-story Main Line production company, Nancy Glass Productions—soon to be Glass Entertainment Group, she says excitedly. “We’re rebranding because we have partner companies so it’s better not to have just my name.”

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Animal Planet Celebrates 100th Episode of TANKED with Season 6 Premiere
By TV News Desk
April 15, 2016

In the 100th episode, Wayde and Brett are challenged by WWE’s Titus O’Neil to create a gator-themed tank that pays homage to his alma mater, University of Florida. But just like in the wrestling ring, Titus means business and if the gator is not perfect, the guys are in for a knockout.

Wayde and Brett return home to Las Vegas for one of their biggest projects yet. The famed Bellagio Resort and Casino has commissioned them to make over their conservatory that is seen by 18,000 visitors every day. The two-month project will turn the area into an underwater adventure with over-the-top sea creatures, water features, coral facades and thousands of plants situated in two 20-foot long saltwater aquariums that will transport their guests into an ocean-like tunnel. [Read more…]

Animal Planet Greenlights Reality Series ‘Texas Vets’
By Tony Maglio, TheWrap.com
March 30, 2016

Animal Planet has greenlight new eight-episode reality series “Texas Vets,” TheWrap has learned, which follows three Houston-area veterinarians that run a thriving vet clinic and animal shelter. Viewers can soon watch Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Michael Lavigne navigate the balancing act of running their animal hospital and rescue while balancing family. [Read more…]

Investigation Discovery Premieres ‘Too Pretty To Live’
RedCarpetCrash.com
February 4, 2016

On January 31, 2012, engaged couple Billy Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth are found murdered in their Mountain City, Tennessee home. As police investigate, the story takes a shocking turn when the admitted shooter claims the crime was a sanctioned hit ordered by a rogue CIA agent. [Read more…]

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Gets a 6,000-Pound Fish Tank Shaped Like Boombox
By Arman Walia, BleacherReport.com
Nov 12, 2015

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler wanted a fish tank, but he didn’t want some ordinary, regular fish tank. He wanted a boombox fish tank. [Read more…]

A force in the reality TV industry
By Bob Fernandez, Inquirer Staff Writer, Philly.com
July 06, 2015

Glass has defied the odds by basing her business in the Philadelphia area and has survived the industry’s cutthroat competition for personality-based, low-cost reality shows.
“Very few companies outside of New York and Los Angeles have found real success, and Nancy is one who has,” said Brent Montgomery, chief executive officer of Leftfield Entertainment in New York, which calls itself one of the largest TV production companies on the East Coast. [Read more…]

Exclusive: Nancy Glass Productions backs Argle Bargle
by Barry Walsh, Realscreen.com
March 31, 2015

Jairus Cobb and Shannon Biggs, whose directing and production credits include hundreds of Pawn Stars episodes among other series, have partnered with Nancy Glass Productions to officially launch their full service Argle Bargle Films shingle. [Read more…]

A Murder Mystery Thaws After 5 Decades in the Freezer
By Neil Genzlinger, NYTimes.com
November 11, 2014

Television is full of true-crime stories, many of them trashily told, but the genre is well served by the one offered on Wednesday night on LMN, “Footsteps in the Snow.” It’s a movie-length treatment of what is often described as the coldest cold case ever solved, the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old girl in Sycamore, Ill. A man named Jack McCullough was finally convicted of the crime in 2012. [Read more…]

Exclusive: Nancy Glass, Randy Counsman launch Rearrange Media
By Adam Benzine, Realscreen.com
September 29, 2014

Counsman leaves Stephen David Entertainment – where he has served as VP of development, executive producer and writer over the past seven years – and joins Nancy Glass’s production team to launch the indie, which will be called Rearrange Media. [Read more…]

Ardmore’s Viking Pastries will be featured Wednesday on Food Network’s ‘Save My Bakery’
By Cheryl Allison, MainlineMediaNews.com
March 17, 2014

The crowds waiting with noses pressed up to the windows on a frosty night last Dec. 12 could only catch a glimpse of the wonders being worked inside Ardmore’s Viking Pastries… The highpoint of filming by Bala Cynwyd’s Nancy Glass Productions was the “big reveal”… [Read more…]

Animal Planet Branches Out with “Treehouse Masters” and “Tanked” Performances
TheFutonCritic.com
June 11, 2013

TANKED helped the network snare a #2 ranking in the timeslot across all ad-supported cable among W18-49 and a #3 ranking in the timeslot among P18-49, excluding movies and sports. [Read more…]

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