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Monday, September 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Network Programmers Roundtable: Reality

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Confused about where the reality genre is headed in 2012 and beyond?  In this insightful roundtable discussion with leading reality programmers, find out what's working in today's competitive broadcast environment. Hear how networks consider and develop new ideas, find out why some franchise series continue on and others don't, and learn how indie producers have broken through and succeeded with these networks.

Moderated by Alex Ben Block

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Alex Ben Block

Senior Editor, The Hollywood Reporter
Entertainment industry journalist, author, broadcaster and show business historian Alex Ben Block is Senior Editor of The Hollywood Reporter.  In June 2012, Block was honored as Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the Southern California Journalism Awards by the Los Angeles... Read More →
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Nancy Daniels

Executive Vice President of Production and Development, Discovery Channel
Nancy Daniels is Executive Vice President of Production and Development for the Discovery Channel.  Based in Los Angeles, Daniels recently joined the channel and now oversees all execution for the network’s programming, including such long running series as DEADLIEST CATCH... Read More →
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Laura Fleury

Vice President, Non-Fiction and Alternative Programming, A&E/BIO Channel/Crime & Investigation Network
Laura Fleury is Vice President of Non-Fiction and Alternative Programming at A&E Network. In this position, she plays a senior role in the development and production of nonfiction series and specials for A&E, BIO Channel and Crime & Investigation Network. She has developed, launched... Read More →
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David Padrusch

Vice President, Production & Development, Travel Channel
David W. Padrusch is responsible for augmenting Travel Channel’s development slate and overseeing the creative process including all phases of pre-production, production, post-production and final delivery of those series.  Having creative oversight over a variety of production... Read More →
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Jill Schwartz

Senior Vice President, Development/Programming, Fox Television Studios
Jill Schwartz is Senior Vice President, Development/Programming, at Fox Television Studios where she oversees all of the studio’s unscripted development and programming, both domestically and for international broadcasters.   Currently, FtvS is producing The Great Escape... Read More →

Monday September 10, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
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