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MTV reality chief exits

Long-serving MTV head of reality programming Lauren Dolgen is leaving the Viacom youth-skewed channel. Dolgen has worked at Viacom Media Networks and its predecessors for 19 years, most recently as head of reality programming and executive VP, series development. She was one of the execs from MTV’s earlier days who avoided the axe in the company-wide […]

Nice prodco gets new CEO as Marschall exits

Nice Entertainment producer Paprika Latino has promoted its COO to replace current CEO Peter Marschall. Akos Erdos’ elevation to chief executive comes as part of what Paprika described as a “planned succession process”. He joined the firm in 2013 from Hungary’s Origo Film Studios. The company was born in Romania and has expanded through central […]

MTV takes unscripted pilots to series

MTV has greenlit a pair of pilots, Girl Code Live and Greatest Party Story Ever, for full season runs. Girl Code will be a live 10x30mins weekly talk show based on the popular Code franchise, while Greatest Party Show will be a half-hour series that showcases outrageous stories and also runs to 10 parts. Ryan […]

News brief: Ukrainian channel to adapt MTV’s Catfish

Ukrainian network Novy Kanal is getting ready to adapt MTV’s online dating Catfish. The channel, part of the Starlight Media Group, has struck a deal with Viacom International Media Networks to produce the factual reality series. It goes into production later this month, and on air later this year. Season three of the originally US […]