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Nick Rigg

Leopard Films USA

Nick Rigg is president of Leopard Films USA, a leading producer of reality and non-fiction television and digital programming, focusing on lifestyle and entertainment content.  Under Rigg’s leadership, the company has built a stronghold in lifestyle franchises, including the global hits House Hunters International and Dear Genevieve for HGTV, and Man Caves for DIY, all of which are in multiple-season pick-up, with various brand extensions and spin-offs in the works.  Leopard USA also is producing the new series Top Spot, which premiered its first season on Travel Channel in July 2012, as well as a new series for Cooking Channel. The company has a number of other series and pilots in development across various genres and networks.  Rigg joined Leopard Films USA in 2002, playing a key role in establishing the company that year, which was launched off the highly successful British format, Cash in the Attic, originally produced by its sister company, UK-based Leopard Films (Cash in the Attic premiered in the US on HGTV). Producing more than 500 hours of programming, including lifestyle formats and documentaries, Rigg rose from showrunner to VP of Programming at Leopard Films USA, taking on the role of president in 2009. He currently oversees a team of 250 producers, directors and production personnel based in New York, Los Angeles and London.

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