Due to ethical and production related reasons, the TV series was not sold to any network. It was decided that TM will not participated in any reality TV shows, scripted show, or even so called unscripted shows with the focus on drama and over exaggerated content.
TM Garret is dealing with human beings and is carrying a great ethical responsibility which has to be met any any production for the media. e understand, that commercial television is entertainment, and thus only quota counts. But for any concept, especially for television, we can’t give control away what is being filmed with individuals TM is working with. Due to security reasons and for the individuals’ mental health, it has been decided not to participate in such kind of production.
COMING SOON CANCELED
HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST SIGNS DOCUSERIES PRODUCTION DEAL WITH
KOSKA CEO AND FORMER WARNER BROS. U.K. EXECUTIVE NICK EMMERSON
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2019) – Human rights activist TM Garret signed an agreement to create a docuseries with Nick Emmerson, the creator of “Supernanny” and executive producer of “Real Housewives of New York City.” Emmerson, former MD of Warner Bros TV Production U.K. who now heads KOSKA, also based in the U.K., will develop the series for the U.S. and international TV and SVOD markets with Garret with the intention of going into production this year.
“There’s never been a better time to tell the remarkable stories of former extremists and gang members who have decided to turn their lives around,” said Emmerson.
The premise of the show is highlighting Garret’s nonprofit work with former members of hate groups and gangs, including his tattoo cover up campaign at Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS, a suburb of Memphis. Garret who is an ex-member of hate groups will use his experiences to give former extremists and former gang members a fresh start. The series will also follow Garret’s work with groups such as the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights organization and other minority groups in different communities as he seeks to fulfill his mission to erase hate in communities across the country.
“I look forward to working with Nick and producing impactful television content that could literally change people’s lives,” said Garret.
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ABOUT TM GARRET:
TM Garret is a German-American author, producer, filmmaker, marketing expert, radio personality, human rights activist and founder of C.H.A.N.G.E, a Memphis-based non-profit organization which engages in community outreach programs, food drives, seminars, anti-racism campaigns and anti-violence campaigns. He is also the founder and organizer of the annual Memphis Peace Conference, which includes an interfaith community panel and was first held at Withers Collection Museum and Gallery in Memphis on Sept. 29, 2018.