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In 2007, veteran television producers Steve Barry and Joe Braswell founded Kelchris as a full service production company, specializing in creating television-quality web content for consumer brands with interactive agencies. After successful campaigns with clients like Whole Foods, Café Press and Perricone MD, in 2009, Kelchris transitioned back into television, consulting on a wide range of shows in development at various networks including E!, MTV, VH1 and ESPN. Today, Kelchris is a fully diversified production company with a specialization in transmedia storytelling. In the past few years they were hired as a company to launch ‘Mancave,’ a talk show for BET along with Truly Original and Steve Harvey’s East 112th Street Productions. They also worked on the relaunch of ‘YO! MTV RAPS,’ for MTV and were the Executive Producers/Showrunners along with Purveyors Of Pop for E! talk series, ‘Ladygang.’ Currently, Kelchris is working with comedian Lil Rel Howery as Executive Producer/Showrunners of the NBC game show ‘Small Fortune,’ debuting in 2021.

What Kelchris Do

At Kelchris, we ideate, develop, write, produce, direct, edit and deliver fresh innovative quality programming to television networks, corporate clients and synergistic partners. Our original programming includes but is not limited to the following:

Film

          • Documentaries
          • Scripted

Television

          • Broadcast
          • Cable
          • Streaming

Digital

          • Podcasts
          • Web Series

Kelchris’ Biographies

Steve Barry 

Steve was born and raised in London. After graduating with a broadcast journalism degree from University of South Florida, Steve began his career in broadcast news and creative services for CBS and FOX powerhouse stations, such as Chicago’s WBBM-TV, Atlanta’s WAGA-TV and Miami’s WSVN-TV. Switching to entertainment, Steve relocated to Los Angeles to be a producer for nationally syndicated entertainment magazine show ‘Extra.’ Since then, he has produced for ABC, E!, VH1, Endemol and Den of Thieves. He produced seasons of TBS’ ‘Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,’ and Oxygen’s ‘Girls Behaving Badly,’ working with Chelsea Handler early in her career. While acting as a key player behind the launch of MTV’s dating reality show ‘Parental Control,’ Steve also worked with Universal Pictures to launch several cross-platform campaigns. For six years until her untimely death, Steve worked closely with comedy legend Joan Rivers as Co-Executive Producer behind the now iconic hit series ‘Fashion Police.’ That role earned him NBC Universal and Comcast’s Innovative Producer of the Year award. In the last several years, Steve has worked with Steve Harvey as Executive Producer/Showrunner of BET’s ‘Mancave.’ He also returned to E! as Executive Producer/Showrunner of ‘LadyGang.’ Currently, Steve is working with comedian Lil Rel Howery as Executive Producer/Showrunner of game show ‘Small Fortune,’ on NBC, debuting in 2021.

Steve Barry – https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-barry-4825abb

Joe Braswell

With a father working in the music industry for Marvin Gaye and Nancy Wilson, Joe grew up in Los Angeles during the heyday of 1970’s soul music. After graduating with a broadcasting degree and starting a successful career producing radio – both talk and commercial, Joe made the transition to television news, producing for various stations in Los Angeles and then for King World’s long running syndication juggernaut Inside Edition. From there, rival entertainment show ‘Extra,’ poached Joe to produce and utilize his extensive Hollywood industry booking contacts to expand their pop culture division. ‘Extra,’ is also where he met Steve. In recent years, Joe has expanded his work in the digital arena, while continuing to work in broadcast and cable television including directing several mini- documentaries for ESPN’s ‘Grantland.’ In the last several years, Joe has worked as Executive Producer of History Channel’s documentary special ’50 Years of Star Trek.’ He has also worked with Steve Harvey as Executive Producer/Showrunner of BET’s ‘Mancave,’ and as Executive Producer/Showrunner of ‘LadyGang,’ on E!. Currently, Joe is working with comedian Lil Rel Howery as Executive Producer/Showrunner of game show ‘Small Fortune,’ on NBC, debuting in 2021.

Joe Braswell – https://www.linkedin.com/m/profile/ACoAAATGXPABRFZ8W7x3ehSGt1EiSjA5LkffPAo/