Collins Avenue is a premier non-fiction television production company that develops, sells, produces and licenses shows and formats domestically and internationally. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Collins Avenue works in partnership with Kew Media and Content Media Corporation – global entertainment companies.
Established in 2008 by prolific television producer Jeff Collins, Collins Avenue is responsible for many hit series, including the award-winning juggernaut franchise Dance Moms on Lifetime. In its seventh season and with eight spin-offs, Collins Avenue has produced over 200 hours of the groundbreaking show which has broken Lifetime’s rating records and is seen in over 14 territories worldwide.
This year has proven to be an exciting year for Collins Avenue with the greenlight of several new series, So Sharp, currently in post production at Lifetime, Abby Tells All Special for Lifetime, Best House on the Block for HGTV, as well as projects in production at FYI and Tru TV, and projects in development at A&E, BET and E!.
Other recent credits include: Sisters in Law, (Wetv), Meet The Hutterites, (National Geographic), Raising Asia, (Lifetime), Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, (Lifetime), Abby’s Studio Rescue, (Lifetime), The Drama Queen, (E!), Haunted Renovations, (HGTV), Mennonite Made, (National Geographic), American Stuffers, (Animal Planet), Dance Moms Miami, (Lifetime), Outrageous Kids Parties, (TLC), Fly Girls, (CW), among others.
The highly rated programming at Collins Avenue has been nominated and won several awards, including Nickelodeon’s Teen Choice Awards, Reality TV Awards, and Reel Screen Awards.
In previous years Jeff Collins oversaw the US office of September Films, serving as the show runner for three seasons on W.E. TV's highest-rated series "Bridezillas" seen in over 150 territories around the world, as well as the new A&E series "The Exterminators". He also served as an Executive Consultant on "The Pregnant Man" for Discovery, which was the highest rated show of '08 for Discovery Networks. In addition Collins also served as the show runner for VH1's " I Know My Kid's A Star", "How Clean Is Your House?" for Lifetime, "Survival of the Richest" for the WB, the variety show "The Pet Shop with Andy Kindler," "Design Invasion," "Friends or Lovers," and the "Crashing With" franchise for MTV. Beginning his career on the hit show "Entertainment Tonight," Jeff was soon promoted to Vice President of LGE, a production company under the wing of Paramount Domestic Television, for which he produced a number of successful specials and documentaries. Collins is represented by APA.