TV GUIDE NETWORK APPOINTS AWARD-WINNING TELEVISION PRODUCER ROBIN RADIN AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF "HOLLYWOOD 411"
Veteran Entertainment Producer from "E! News" and "Entertainment Tonight" to Lead Production of TV Guide Network's Weekly Entertainment Show
LOS ANGELES (January 18, 2011) - Award-winning entertainment news producer Robin Radin has been appointed Executive Producer of TV Guide Network's "Hollywood 411" show, the network announced today. Ms. Radin, who has served as Executive Producer of "E! News" and Senior Supervising Producer of "Entertainment Tonight," will lead production of TV Guide Network's weekly entertainment news show hosted by Chris Harrison. Ms. Radin's appointment is effective immediately and she will be based at TV Guide Network's offices in Hollywood.
"In addition to bringing a wealth of entertainment news production experience, Robin is a pop culture junkie who has worked as a professional talent coach and is well-versed in social media," said Paul Adler, Vice President, Original Programming, TV Guide Network. "We are thrilled to have someone of her caliber lead the production of our in-house original news show, 'Hollywood 411.'"
"I am thrilled to be back in the Executive Producer chair, especially with a brand as internationally recognized as TV Guide," said Ms. Radin.
Most recently, Ms. Radin worked as a senior producer for FX Network's "DVD on TV," and a consultant for Hollyscoop TV. From 2008 to 2009, Ms. Radin served as Executive Producer at "E! News." While at E!, she oversaw the entire production, and met daily hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic. She also coached E!'s team of writers, producers and correspondents to help cultivate their talent.
Prior to E!, Ms. Radin served as Senior Supervising Producer of "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider." During her four-year tenure at the syndicated news shows, she worked with on-air hosts and correspondents, interviewed celebrities, covered red carpets and junkets, wrote news pieces and produced entire shows. Ms. Radin began her television career as a local news producer and worked for eight years at ABC, NBC and FOX affiliates.
"Hollywood 411" premieres every Friday night at 8:00 p.m. on TV Guide Network.
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