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[11/17/08 - 09:51 AM]
Mark Burnett Productions and Maloof Television Team for Reality Show to Recrown Sacramento Kings
"Rebuilding the Kingdom" will focus on the NBA franchise as it undergoes a complete reformation.

[via press release from Maloof Television]

Mark Burnett Productions and Maloof Television Team for Reality Show to Recrown Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- As the once-mighty Sacramento Kings work to regain their dominant rule of the court, Mark Burnett Productions and Maloof Television today announced they are joining forces on a new unscripted drama following the basketball team's restructuring. "Rebuilding the Kingdom" will focus on the franchise as it undergoes a complete reformation.

In the vein of "The Restaurant," this look at a high-stakes, high-pressure work environment will not only profile a team of talented players and coaches on the comeback trail, but will delve into the unique everyday challenges inherent in running an NBA franchise. Viewers will be given unprecedented access as executives rebrand the Kings, strategize on how to keep the 17,000-seat Arco Arena full, and keep the Sacramento community engaged while the team develops.

"We are thrilled to continue our expansion into television with the King of Reality TV," said Maloof Television Chairman/CEO Phil Maloof. "We are honored at the opportunity to be a part of Mark Burnett's family of hits."

"This project will be a unique experience for the television viewer," said Mark Burnett, President of Mark Burnett Productions. "We are committed to creating fun and innovative programming and with the Maloofs allowing this type of access to their organization, this is a great fit."

Mark Burnett will serve as executive producer for Mark Burnett Productions, and Phil Maloof and Andrew Jameson will be among the executive producers for Maloof Television. This is the first joint venture between the two companies.

About Mark Burnett Productions

Mark Burnett Productions (MBP) is a leading production company for primetime television, cable and the internet, and has produced over 1,100 hours of television programming which regularly airs in over 70 countries around the world. MBP revolutionized television with hits such as "Survivor" (CBS), "The Apprentice" (NBC), "The Contender" (ESPN), "Rock Star" (CBS), the Steven Spielberg co-production "On The Lot" (FOX), the smash hit "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (FOX), which is currently being produced in 51 countries and the daytime syndicated hit, "Martha" (about to begin its 4th season). In the summers of 2007 and 2008, MBP entered the world of Award Shows, when Mark Burnett served as executive producer for the MTV Movie Awards. In October of 2007, MBP opened Mark Burnett Productions Asia; a joint venture with Genting International to both create new content for and adapt established formats in the Asian market. Since 2001, MBP has garnered a total of 51 Emmy nominations with 5 wins, and has won 4 People's Choice Awards. Mark Burnett has been named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine and named TV Guide's most valuable player. He has won both Brandweek's Marketer of the Year Award and the prestigious Rose d'or Frapa Format Award. In 2007, Mark Burnett was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. In 2008, Mark was honored with the announcement that he is to receive a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. This year will continue with new shows for MBP, including "Jingles" (CBS), "Star Maker" (MTV), "Wedding Day" (TNT), "Bully Beatdown" (MTV), "How'd You Get So Rich?" (TV Land) and "Expedition" (History Channel), as well as "Survivor 18," "Contender 4," "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader 3" and "Apprentice 8."

About Maloof Television

Maloof Television, a division of Maloof Productions which encompasses film, television, music and other areas, is an entertainment production company founded by the Maloof family, whose diversified business portfolio includes ownership of the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Maloof Television's credits include Spike TV's BULLRUN and E!'s LIVING LOHAN. Visit the website at http://www.maloofproductions.com.





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