News brief: Shine cuts first-look deal with 44 Blue

Shine International has inked a significant first-look development and distribution deal with LA prodco 44 Blue Productions.

Under the terms of the deal Shine will sell finished shows and formats from 44 Blue.

The production company’s credits include upcoming A+E reality series Wahlburgers and Animal Planet unscripted series Pit Bulls & Parolees.

The deal takes effect immediately.