Originally from the UK, Ed graduated from business school at Bristol UWE and immediately embarked on his career in production at RDF Media working on the BAFTA winning show "Faking It" and the RTS award winning series “Holiday Showdown.”
Before joining Leftfield Pictures as Head of Business Development, Ed’s credits in the US include; ABC’s “Wife Swap,” the popular series "Nanny 911," and most recently, VH1’s “Why am I Still Single?!” Ed also served as executive producer of development at the BBC in New York, developing and producing myriad international formats.
About Leftfield Pictures
Established by Executive Producer Brent Montgomery, Leftfield Pictures produces unscripted television programming for broadcast and cable networks including History, A&E, ABC, Bravo, Science, MTV, Travel Channel, and others. Leftfield Pictures is best known for History Channel’s breakout series Pawn Stars, which premiered in 2009. The series has consistently broken ratings records and recently drove History to be the #1 cable network among all key metrics, including total viewers (7.7 million), Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 – AND delivered History its #1 telecast of all time. Pawn Stars also spawned its first spin-off series, Cajun Pawn Stars, which premiered on History in January 2012 with record numbers. With the Pawn Stars franchise, Leftfield Pictures has helped drive the “Hidden Treasures” genre of television. In addition to the Pawn Stars franchise, Leftfield produces such hits as American Restoration for History (Season 2 premiered in January 2012), Monster In-Laws for A&E (currently in production on Season 2), Oddities for Science (now in Season 3), Fashion Hunters for Bravo, and Truck Stop USA for Travel Channel (currently producing season 2.) Leftfield’s series Ball Boys – a “Hidden Treasures” series set in the competitive world of sports memorabilia – premieres March 24 on ABC. Leftfield also produced 3 seasons of web series Cube Fabulous with brands Honda/Monster.com/AOL as well as 3 seasons of "InTurn" for CBS.com which was the first web series to ever go to air on broadcast network Currently, Leftfield also has numerous series in development at History, A&E, Lifetime, MTV, ABC, Bravo, HGTV, Food Network and DIY, among others. At Leftfield Pictures, Brent Montgomery strives to create “laugh and learn television,” bringing humor to the company’s shows whenever possible. Leftfield also places enormous emphasis on aggressive, on-point casting, with the company employing a sixperson casting team for development alone. As a production company, Leftfield also is earning a reputation for delivering to buyers a large volume of high-quality programming in record time. Since it’s inception in 2007 Leftfield Pictures has produced over 200 hours of programming and over 400 episodes.