Premiere was established in 2009 and produces TV shows and Movies for the Premiere+ streaming service. Premiere has filmed productions at Disney since 2010.
Michael Palance, the CEO of Premiere, is an American actor and producer. He commenced his professional career as a teenager in New York theatre and television in the mid 1980s during which time he achieved early success in daytime soap operas, including The Guiding Light, Ryan’s Hope and One Life to Live. Palance is also known for his starring role in the spaghetti western Savate. He co-starred in the “Murder in White” episode of Murder She Wrote. Additional acting roles include University Hospital, Robin’s Hoods and All-American Girl TV series. He also starred in the NBC series pilot Down Delaware Road. Palance was awarded Outstanding Hero: Daytime for his role in One Life to Live and he was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award in 1991.
In 2018, Palance launched a subscription based streaming service known as Premiere+ that is now available in over 100 countries. He is the creator and director of the highly successful Go Iguanas! series which is now in production on it’s eighth season.
We have helped thousands of children from all over the world get their start in the entertainment industry with appearances on our network and others that include ABC Family, CBS, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Disney XD. Our productions have also given many young performers the chance to work with their favorite celebrities from Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel. All participants gain valuable performance experiences during their time at the production such as confidence, interviewing, and public speaking skills.
Celebrity attendees of Premiere productions have included:
Rowan Blanchard from Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World”
Skai Jackson from Disney Channel’s “Jessie”
Peyton List from Disney Channel’s “Jessie”
Calum Worthy from Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally”
Joey Bragg from Disney Channel’s “Liv and Maddie”
Past attendees of Premiere productions who have become celebrities include:
Landry Bender from Disney Channel’s “Best Friends Whenever”
Hayden Byerly ABC Family’s “The Fosters”
Zane Emory Disney XD’s “Kickin’ It” and Disney Channel’s “A.N.T Farm”