Gigantic! Productions



Summer 2012–News:

To Air Soon:

  • True Life: I’m Coming Out 2
  • True Life: I Work With My Ex

In Production

3/22/12–Gigantic Productions to Produce New Prime Time Series for MTV — The Heights

MTV has a big season in the works. In addition to the previously announced “MTV’s Hip-Hop POV” and the series “Dev,” the network has added four new shows to its lineup: “The Heights,” “Epic Fail,” “Totally Clueless” and “MTV’s This Is How I Made It.”

Though “The Heights” is just a working title, the series will follow a group of friends as they wade through life and work in New York City’s Washington Heights. The one-hour docu-drama will not only display the pride and love the stars have for their neighborhood, but show their struggles as they work to “make it” in the tough and dangerous neighborhood.

For more lighthearted fare, MTV has “Epic Fail,” a half-hour panel show. The series will showcase awkward and cringe-worthy moments through audience-submitted re-enactments, text messages, status updates and more.

Punk’d” better watch out: “Totally Clueless” is a new hidden camera game show where people are placed in uncomfortable situations, but instead of just being embarrassed, they win cash if they figure out they’re being filmed.

Lastly, “MTV’s How I Made It” is all about encouraging success-hungry hopefuls to reach for the stars. Each half-hour episode will feature two celebrities telling their story and giving advice on how to achieve one’s goals.

Premiere dates of the shows are yet to be announced.


Gigantic! Productions Announces Premiere of “True Life: I’m a Sex Offender” on MTV, Wednesday, January 18th, 10PM EST


Gigantic! Productions announces our brand new series “Secretly Pregnant” premiering on Discovery Fit & Health Thursday, October 13th at 10pm ET.

What happens when a woman becomes pregnant, and then must use every means conceivable to hide the pregnancy? Each episode of “Secretly Pregnant” features two women who have their own personal reasons for hiding a pregnancy from their family and friends, boyfriends or bosses. How do they come to terms with an explosive situation that could get them disowned, kicked out of the house, abandoned or fired? Follow these women on an emotional journey as they reveal their clandestine secret, and the aftermath that follows, including the birth of the baby. For a sneak peek click on the link



Gigantic! Productions welcomes its first Senior Vice President of Production and Development, George McTeague. Previously MTV’s Vice-President of East Coast Development, George has expressed his excitement to start a new chapter at Gigantic! Productions.

An 18 year veteran to the television industry, serving as a producer and creator of original content, George has served as Executive Producer on many different formats including: Made, House of Style, Cuff’d, TI’s Road to Redemption, 8th and Ocean, The Vice Guide to Everything, Busted, Scarred, and Human Giant. In his new role at Gigantic! Productions, he will be spearheading both production and development for current and future projects. “Gigantic’s reputation for outstanding programming stands for itself. I’m excited to expand and grow with this company and the talented people here,” said Mr. McTeague.

Cheryl Horner-Sirulnick, Owner and Executive Producer at Gigantic! Productions, is confident that George’s addition will augment the company’s outstanding track record for award-winning documentaries and unscripted series. Ms. Horner-Sirulnick said, “George brings a wealth of hands-on production experience and executive oversight to our team. He’s an enthusiastic leader who will help increase and broaden our development slate.”

About Gigantic! Productions
Gigantic! Productions was founded in 2001 by Cheryl Horner-Sirulnick and is based in TriBeCa, New York City. Gigantic!’s honest and uncompromising storytelling has garnered the production house numerous awards including a 2007 Prism Award for MTV’s True Life: I’m Addicted to Crystal Meth and a 2008 Prism Award for the special I Won’t Love You to Death: The Story of Mario and His Mom, and a 2009 Daytime Emmy Award for their work on MTV’s True Life series. Gigantic! Productions’ latest series Secretly Pregnant will premiere October 13th, 2011 at 10PM EST on Discovery Fit & Health.

CONTACT: Caroline Gelb 212.979.7227


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