NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Josephson Entertainment announced the appointment of music, tv and film executive Anastasia Brown as a Producer for American Supergroup, the upcoming music competition show airing this Fall on Pop (seen in 80+ million homes), followed on MTV Live & VH1 Classic. The show is filming in Nashville where Brown joins Executive Producers Barry Josephson, Kevin Wayne Waldropand Gary Wayne Bridges. CAA is the exclusive worldwide agent for the show and international format rights are available.
Barry Josephson said: "American Supergroup is shaping up to be the most compelling music competition show on television, especially now that Anastasia is onboard. Her reputation and experience are stellar; and we look forward to her creative input for the show. We are also excited to see the tremendous interest the show has received from musicians and music fans from all over the country. Thousands of people sent in audition material and we are pleased the ASG website has received over 2 million visitors. American Supergroup promises to be a truly amazing show this Fall."
Anastasia Brown said: "It is a great opportunity to be part of American Supergroup, working with such pros as Barry, Kevin, and Gary. This dream project has all the elements for a truly fantastic program: it is filming in my town - Nashville - America's music capital and will feature the best musicians in the country. Having worked with iconic artists who are also musicians, I love how this new series puts a spotlight on the entire band, not just the lead singer. We promise that music will be front and center and look forward to showcasing each and every member of the band in a unique way."
Brown carved out a unique career path that encompasses music, film and tv while building a bridge between Nashville and Hollywood as a music supervisor, artist manager, music publisher, film/TV producer, author, TV star, A&R and label executive, talent scout. Her credits include The Shack, the upcoming Lionsgate film (Music Supervisor); Hot Pursuit (Music Supervisor); The Americans (Music Supervisor); Billy (Graham): the Early Years (Executive Producer & Music Supervisor); Footloose (Music Consultant); Nashville Star (Judge); Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken (Music Supervisor); among dozens more.
Having an ear for talent, Brown spotted Keith Urban in 1994 at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, and signed him to her management company with partner, legendary manager and record mogul Miles Copeland. Brown also signed Waylon Jenningsand Leon Russell and worked with legendary artists/musicians Sting, Peter Framptonand Junior Brown.
American Supergroup's call for musicians to audition has been extremely well-received with the show's audition website garnering over 2.1 million hits.
ABOUT AMERICAN SUPERGROUP American Supergroup is a music competition program showcasing the creation and evolution of the best new band in the country. Music experts will guide 25 finalists that are selected to form 5 groups of 5 members each -- best guitarist, best drummer, best bass player, best keyboards, and best vocalist. Each contestant must have 3 qualities, they must each be: a monster vocalist, a master musician, and an accomplished songwriter. Musical genres can be, but are not limited to, Pop, Pop-Country, Traditional Country, Pop-Rock, R&B, Metal, Latin American, Alternative. Audiences will interact with, and vote for, contestants (bands) via social media platforms and an exclusive ASG app. www.americansupergroup.com
Judges will be comprised of music experts: either a member of a multi-platinum selling band or supergroup, from any genre; or an entertainment industry insider. All judges will hold proven credentials demonstrating their part in building the careers of legendary award-winning bands.