NEP Broadcasting Buys Premiere Entertainment

NEP Broadcasting, a portfolio company of American Securities, has acquired Premiere Entertainment, a producer of live and taped broadcasts for the web. No financial terms were disclosed.


NEP Broadcasting, the nation’s leading broadcast services provider, is pleased to announce their purchase of Premiere Entertainment.  This world-class production company, specializing in the development of live and taped broadcasts for the web, will become part of the NEP family, which has nine divisions in the United States and Europe providing cutting-edge technology, engineering expertise, logistics and production support to broadcast networks, production companies and event producers around the globe.

“NEP is delighted to have Premiere Entertainment join the family.  The outstanding work that they do, allowing clients to expand their reach to the internet and generate buzz for their brand, is a tremendous addition to our scope of services,” says NEP CEO Debbie Honkus.

Premiere Entertainment brings extensive experience in the entertainment industry and tremendous knowledge of film and music marketing, motion picture and television production, publicity, licensing, merchandising and promotions.  They have created unique, multi-camera, live digital content from numerous events including: the Academy Awards red carpet, the Grammy Awards pre-show, the American Music Awards pre-show, the Golden Globes, the Twilight and Twilight “New Moon” premieres, The Fast and the Furious, Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT, Avatar and Alice in Wonderland.  In addition, they own and operate several Premiere destinations on the web, including Hollywood Premieres, Sports Premieres, Fashion Premieres, TV Premieres and Music Premieres.

“We are proud to be joining such a renown company,” says Vice President of Digital Entertainment, Brad Sexton.  “NEP’s know-how, innovation, experience and reputation are superb, and we are excited to become part of the team.”

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About NEP:  NEP Broadcasting is the leading international provider of outsourced broadcasting services vital to the delivery of live sports and entertainment events. Serving the world’s premiere broadcast networks and production companies, NEP provides state-of-the-art facilities, engineering expertise and technical management to support telecasts of major events and programs around the globe. With more than 500 employees worldwide, including the finest engineering and technical management in the field, NEP Broadcasting is proud to serve networks, producers and organizations through services provided by its eight specialized divisions: Supershooters, Denali, Visions, Screenworks, Studios, Live Power, Premiere Entertainment and Roll to Record, along with mobile facility services provided by New Century Productions.  NEP is majority-owned by American Securities, a private equity firm headquartered in New York, and NEP management. For more information on NEP, please visit our website at