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Lifetime unscripted head Gena McCarthy exits A+E cablenet

Lifetime’s EVP & head of programming for unscripted Gena McCarthy is leaving the A+E Networks-owned network after more than a decade with the company. McCarthy, who was also head of programming for A+E stablemate FYI, joined Lifetime as SVP of reality & alternative in 2010 and been behind shows including Dance Moms and Project Runway […]

‘Real Housewives’ prodco Sirens Media names Lifetime exec Mioshi Hill president

ITV America-owned production house Sirens Media has appointed Lifetime exec Mioshi Hill as its new president. She will take up her new appointment next month, following predecessor Jessica Sebastian-Dayeh’s exit from the The Real Housewives of New Jersey prodco to pursue a new independent venture. In her new role, Hill will take oversight of the […]

Lifetime commits to huge ‘Married At First Sight’ deal in US

US cablenet Lifetime has made one of its largest ever commitments by ordering six further seasons of Red Arrow Studios’ format Married At First Sight (MAFS), as well as two spin-offs from the show. The six-season run of Married At First Sight will again be produced by Love Is Blind prodco Kinetic Content and will […]

Lifetime orders ‘MAFS’ self-shot spin-off from ‘Love Is Blind’ prodco

The US producer behind Netflix hit Love Is Blind has turned to innovative techniques to produce a spin-off from reality show Married At First Sight (MAFS) for A+E Networks’ American cabler Lifetime. Married At First Sight: Couples’ Cam is from Red Arrow Studios-backed Kinetic Content and is a self-shot version of the reality dating format, […]

Lifetime hires Winter as head of programming

Cable channel Lifetime has named Amy Winter as its new EVP and head of programming. Based in New York, the former UPtv EVP and general manager will oversee all programming for the network inclusive of movies, scripted and unscripted for Lifetime and LMN. Winter will report to Rob Sharenow, president of programming at A+E Networks, […]

Lifetime super-sizes orders of Kinetic’s ‘Married At First Sight’

Lifetime has signed up for two super-sized seasons of Married At First Sight from Kinetic Content. The Red Arrow Studios-owned business will produce two new 17 x 120-minute seasons of the hit format, set to begin airing next year. The new season, which marks the 10th season of the programme, will be set in Washington […]

A+E Networks takes ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ to South Africa

A+E Networks in South Africa has acquired rights to produce a local version of DRG’s long-running relationship format Don’t Tell The Bride. The show is in development and is expected to air on A+E’s Lifetime network, which earlier this year picked up four recent seasons of the UK version. The format deal follows earlier remakes […]

Lifetime orders R. Kelly ‘Aftermath’ special, develops Jeffrey Epstein film

Lifetime has ordered a four-hour follow-up special to its Emmy-nominated series Surviving R. Kelly alongside a doc on New York financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with running a sex trafficking ring earlier this month.  The A+E Networks-owned channel has greenlit Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath, which will feature interviews with survivors, psychologists and experts […]

Spotify hires Lifetime alum Liz Gately

Spotify has added yet another veteran TV exec to its team, this time ex-Lifetime staffer Liz Gately, who has been brought in head up podcast creative development. Gately, who was most recently head of programming at Lifetime, will oversee Spotify’s original content development teams in New York and Los Angeles. She joins as the company […]

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