Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Launching TV Division
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation is launching a television production division. The new division will be headed by Patrick Reardon, whose title is VP of scripted and unscripted TV. Prior to his move to Roc Nation, Reardon was an exec VP at the now defunct Weinstein Company. He left the company in 2015. He will be responsible for building and running the TV department, focusing on developing and producing premium scripted and unscripted content.
Roc Nation’s recent TV and film projects include Spike TV’s “Time: The Kalief Browder Story” and the upcoming “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.” Roc Nation, LLC is an entertainment company founded by Jay-Z in 2008. It is a full service entertainment company housing a record label, talent agency, touring and concert production company, music, film, and television production company as well as a music publishing house.
The company is home to a diverse roster of recording artists, musicians and record producers such as J. Cole, Big Sean, Claudia Leitte, Vic Mensa, Grimes, Demi Lovato, Shakira, DJ Khaled, Omarion, T.I., and The Lox. The company also has partnerships with global management companies Three Six Zero Group, Urban Media Global Network Collective, Philymack and RJ Nation Entertainment World Wide.