DJ Nurre, Executive Vice President, Unscripted Original Series, Endemol Shine North America
DJ Nurre was named Executive Vice President, Unscripted Original Series, Endemol Shine North America, in March 2018.
Nurre oversees all unscripted current programming, as well as, all pilots and presentations for the Los Angeles-based production company. Nurre leads all current efforts on such Endemol Shine series as MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. (FOX), Lego Masters (FOX), Wipeout (TBS), The Biggest Loser (USA), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (HGTV), and the upcoming Foodtastic (Disney+).
Nurre joined Endemol Shine North America from 3 Ball Entertainment, where he formerly served as Executive Vice President, Programming and Development.
There he headed up all development for the production company, focusing on the creation of IP for broadcast, cable, digital and OTT, and managing 3 Ball’s casting and development teams, while also managing their current programming efforts.
A seasoned showrunner, Nurre spent 13 years at 3 Ball, championing some of that studio’s highest-rated and longest-running series, including Spike’s (now Paramount Network’s) hit Bar Rescue, Catch a Contractor (Spike), Flying Wild Alaska (Discovery) LA Hair (We) and CNBC’s Adventure Capitalists.
Nurre’s other credits include hits such as The Biggest Loser, MasterChef, Beauty and The Geek and For Love or Money.
He first joined 3 Ball as an editor in 2004 and previously served as Senior Vice President, Development and Current for the studio. Nurre is a graduate of the USC School of Cinema – Television and resides in Los Angeles.