Lisa Berger

Berger exits ABC

Lisa Berger is exiting her post as the top reality exec as US broadcaster ABC after less than a year. Berger was appointed executive VP, alternative programming to replace John Saade in September last year, but is now leaving the Alphabet. Rob Mills, VP of alternative series, will oversee the reality unit until a full […]

ABC readies Bachelor spin-off, hires alt VP

ABC in the US is working up Bachelor in Paradise, a spin-off to the long-running Bachelor reality series. The news came just after the broadcaster announced it had hired Ryan Seacrest Productions’ senior VP, unscripted development Jason Sarlanis as VP, alternative for the ABC Entertainment Group. Bachelor in Paradise will see characters from former seasons […]

Former E! president Berger resurfaces at ABC

ABC has recruited Lisa Berger as its executive VP, alternative series, specials and late night. She joins the US network having previously been at E! where she was president of entertainment. She stepped down from NBCUniversal’s Hollywood-focussed network in January. Berger was at E! for almost a decade and in her president role oversaw all […]