or


[02/02/11 - 09:10 AM]
Tim Duffy Promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Spike TV
Duffy previously served as vice president, original programming, Spike TV.

[via press release from Spike TV]

TIM DUFFY PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING, SPIKE TV

New York, NY, February 2, 2011 - Tim Duffy has been promoted to senior vice president, original programming, Spike TV it was announced today by Sharon Levy, executive vice president, original programming to whom he will continue to report. Duffy previously served as vice president, original programming, Spike TV.

Over the last year, Spike TV's West Coast development team has cranked out a slew of highly-rated series that have connected with Spike's audience on television and online. From "Deadliest Warrior" to "1000 Ways To Die" to "Auction Hunters," Duffy has been on the frontlines in the creation, development and execution of the network's biggest original series hits. Currently, he's working on a new slate of originals aimed at broadening and expanding Spike's audience.

"Duffy's creative vision for Spike's originals has truly resonated with our audience and he has been a driving force in delivering hit shows," said Levy. "As the network's target audience expands, Duffy's acumen for creating shows that appeal to a wider audience will be instrumental to our success."

In April 2005, Duffy was promoted to vice president, original programming for Spike TV. He has since spearheaded the production of several successful programs including the aforementioned "Auction Hunters," "Deadliest Warrior," "1000 Ways To Die," along with "DEA," "Pros vs. Joes," "MANswers," "4th and Long" and "Jesse James Is A Dead Man."

Before his work at Spike TV, Duffy was director of development at Game Show Network, where he helped oversee some of their highest-rated programming, including "Lingo." Prior to GSN, Duffy was production manager at Dick Clark Productions, where he developed "Greed" and "Weakest Link." He also worked on Steven Spielberg's "Millennium Project," a documentary on democracy in the United States shown at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Spike TV is available in 99.4 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.





  [february 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· 1000 WAYS TO DIE (SPIKE TV)
· 4TH & LONG (SPIKE TV)
· AUCTION HUNTERS (SPIKE TV)
· DEA (SPIKE TV)
· DEADLIEST WARRIOR (SPIKE TV)
· GREED (FOX)
· JESSE JAMES IS A DEAD MAN (SPIKE TV)
· MANSWERS (SPIKE TV)
· PROS VS. JOES (SPIKE TV)
· WEAKEST LINK, THE (NBC)









[11/21/14 - 09:02 AM]
FX and FXX Set January Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
"Justified," "The Americans," "Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" and newcomer "Man Seeking Woman" are all due in January.

[11/21/14 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Fall Finales
"Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" power the Alphabet in front last night.

[11/21/14 - 07:03 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Season Two of "Untying the Knot" with Celebrity Attorney and Mediator Vikki Ziegler
The series follows Ziegler as she travels the country using her particular brand of honest, empathetic, and to-the-point communication to help couples "divorce with dignity."

[11/20/14 - 05:25 PM]
FOX Announces Additional Winter Premiere Dates, Including "Glee's" Final 13-Episode Season
Also on tap are newcomers "World's Funniest Fails," "Backstrom," "The Last Man on Earth" and "Weird Loners."

[11/20/14 - 12:47 PM]
In Honor of World AIDS Day, Showtime(R) to Present "The Last One"
The documentary chronicles the history of The NAMES Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt.

[11/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
AMC Announces Two-Night Premiere Television Event to Launch New Drama Series "Better Call Saul"
"Saul" will debut on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with its second episode airing the next day, Monday, February 9 at 10:00 p.m.

[11/20/14 - 12:15 PM]
"Museum Men" - H2(TM) Premieres Brand New Series Saturday, November 29 at 10pm ET
In the series, viewers will follow highly skilled craftsmen as they use their expertise to meticulously rebuild history in museums across the nation.

[11/20/14 - 12:09 PM]
"Worst Cooks in America" Back for Sixth Season of Culinary Boot Camp with Returning Chef Anne Burrell Competing for the First Time Against Chef Tyler Florence
The latest seven-episode series premieres Sunday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group and Kohl's(R) Offer the "AMAS Backstage Live" on the Watch ABC App for Desktop and Mobile Devices
The "AMAs Backstage Live" on Watch ABC is designed to be the ultimate complement to the live telecast of the "2014 American Music Awards(R)".

[11/20/14 - 11:32 AM]
Jeff Fager Announces His Decision to Return to Role As Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" Full-Time and to Step Down from Post as Chairman of CBS News
At the same time, CBS announced that Fager has extended his term as Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" to early 2019.

[11/20/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Dominance Against ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea to Perform "Booty" at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
They join 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Lil Wayne, Lorde, Magic!, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sam Smith, and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[11/20/14 - 11:07 AM]
Eighth Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research Begins December 3
Last year, Jimmy V Week raised a record $1.8 million, bringing the seven-year total of contributions to more than $8.2 million.

[11/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel to Air 36 Hours of Live Coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in January 2015
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel and continuing through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
TBS's "Cougar Town" Celebrates 100th Episode
Co-creator and executive producer Bill Lawrence led a toast with cast members, including Courteney Cox, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, Christa Miller, Josh Hopkins and Ian Gomez.