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Eliot Goldberg

Senior Vice President of Development and Original Programming

Television industry veteran Eliot Goldberg joined CMT as Senior Vice President of Development and Original Programming in September of 2011. Since then Goldberg has overseen one of the highest-rated original series in the network’s history: “Bayou Billionaires.” In addition, Eliot is the CMT Executive on the recent celebrity docu-series “Jennie Garth: A Little Bit Country” and “Melissa & Tye.”  Previously, Goldberg served as Senior Vice President of Development and Original Programming for TV Land, where he developed and oversaw scripted and non-scripted programming for the network.  In his position, Goldberg played a key role in building TV Land’s highly-successful original programming slate, helping the network achieve unprecedented ratings success with sitcoms “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Exes” and “Happily Divorced,” as well as the reality hit “High School Reunion.”   Prior to TV Land, Goldberg was Executive Vice President of Programming and development for Ryan Seacrest Productions, where he launched and help build RSP into one of the industry’s top production companies.  During his tenure there, Goldberg created, developed and executive-produced hit franchises “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” “Khourtney and Khloe Take Miami” and “Denise Richards: It’s Complicated.”  Goldberg also developed the Emmy- winning ABC series, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.”  As CMT’s EVP Jayson Dinsmore notes, “his fingerprints are all over some of the hottest shows on television, including ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ for Ryan Seacrest Productions.”  Preceding Ryan Seacrest Productions, Goldberg served as Vice President of Alternative Programming for The WB Network.  At The WB he developed and supervised the hit franchise “Beauty and the Geek.”  Earlier in his career, Goldberg was Vice President of Current Programming for Stone Stanley Entertainment where he managed a full slate of network and cable series including “The Mole” for ABC, The WB’s “Popstars” and “The Joe Schmo Show” for Spike.  Before Stone Stanley, Goldberg held development and programming positions at Disney and VH1, where he was nominated for an Emmy for the groundbreaking series, “Bands On The Run.”  Goldberg started his career as a producer and launched the long-running syndicated hit, “Access Hollywood.”

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