Full Service TV and Film Production Company Jesse Collins Entertainment Names 3 New Executives

April 20th 2017

Andrew J. Horne, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, Dionne Harmon Andrew J. Horne, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, Dionne Harmon

Full service television and film production company Jesse Collins Entertainment CEO Jesse Collins, announced this week that Andrew J. Horne has been named Senior Vice President of Scripted Development. In addition, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay has been promoted to Vice President of Specials; and Dionne Harmon is now Vice President of Development.

Most recently, Jesse Collins Entertainment (JCE) produced the uber-successful, critically-acclaimed BET miniseries “The New Edition Story,” that posted record ratings for the network and attracted nearly 30 million viewers, as well as the rebooted “Hip Hop Squares,” VH1’s highest-rated new series. Collins is executive producer of both shows among many others.

In his new role, Horne will work with Collins to evaluate, develop and produce scripted projects for JCE. The industry veteran has worked on numerous television shows including “Living Single,” “Family Matters,” “La Femme Nikita,” “Sisters,” and “The Wayans Bros.” He also developed “NCIS,” the award-winning Showtime series “Soul Food” and the Emmy award-winning animated HBO series “Spawn.”

On the film side, the Vassar College grad co-produced "Blade" and "Blade II" starring Wesley Snipes that grossed over $285 million at the box office, collectively.

Some of Horne’s previous roles include Head of Television for Drew Carey’s CBS-based production company; International Mammoth Television, President of Development for the FOX-based Real Time Productions, Vice President of Drama Development for Paramount Television, Vice President of Television at Edmonds Entertainment and Vice President of Current Programs for Warner Bros. Television.

Rouzan-Clay, who will manage the company’s award show and specials slate, has produced numerous award shows for over a decade including the “BET Awards” and “Soul Train Awards.” Most recently, she was co-executive producer of “Black Girls Rock” and producer of "Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration” - both NAACP Image Award-winning specials. She is also executive producer of VH1’s “Dear Mama.” Rouzan-Clay is a graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans.

And finally, Harmon, a Harvard University graduate, develops the company’s scripted and unscripted projects, and was most recently Director of Development at JCE. She developed and is co-executive producer of VH1’s “Hip Hop Squares” and has produced on shows including “Nicki Minaj: The Pinkprint Tour” and “The Definition of… Fantasia” and others. She’s also an executive producer of the upcoming film "The Trap" starring Mike Epps and T.I. Previously, Harmon worked at MTV, The Kanye West Foundation, Jamie Foxx’s Foxx-King Entertainment, and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.

Jesse Collins Entertainment is based in Hollywood on the Paramount Studios lot.

by Shadow and Act on April 20th 2017

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