Willoughby Productions

The Steel on Wheels Sequel:

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                                           30 Million jobs tour


Coming off the success of the Steel on Wheels Tour,  the team led by Dylan Ratigan hit the road again. This time no bus and spending three days in five different cities. All in the search to get America working again and find out where the next generation of job wealth and economic propserity lies in America 

From Seneca Falls ... to PhillY... to Austin ... to seattle ... to omaha


In the Fall of 2010, the Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC set out to hit the road to report on some of the challenges and solutions facing the USA and the Willoughby team was brought in to spearhead the campaign, dubbed the "Steel on Wheels Tour." The "Steel on Wheels Tour" traveled the USA in a Trailways bus to seek out places and solutions that were "working" in the United States such as the Hoover Dam which represented the height of American know-how or Omaha Central High where education is being re-defined or to Austin and a visit to the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library for a look at how landmark legislation transformed America and how it may do so again. At right is a link to the social media part of the tour which included forums seeking suggestions/solutions as well as online town meetings which were streamed on a variety of partner networks/services. 

Getting Real on CNBC


A special week-long look at the $12 billion a year reality TV business with a look at some of the stars of the genre, their business and how they go about turning around businesses as part of their programs with Barabara Corcoran of Shark Tank; Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars; Adam Richman of Man Versus Food, Jon Taffer of Bar Rescue and Marc Lemonis of The Profit 





News for Kids 

   In 2011 when Glenn Beck was launching his digital video service, GBTV (now called The Blaze), he wanted to create a news show for an audience that had long been abandoned, kids.

    Not since NBC News canceled Main Street had there been a regularly scheduled news magazine for 

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 launch and produce Liberty Treehouse which offered a mix of news features, classic cartoon and serials and audience discussion. Often the show dedicated the hour to a central theme such as the economy and space, both of which are highlighted in the videos below. 



​& young adult audience. So Willoughby Productions was called in to create  

<<<<<< A look at the recession and the economy through the eyes of the young 

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THE STATE OF SPACE TRAVEL NOW AND IN THE FUTURE