or


[02/09/11 - 08:12 AM]
Robyn Hutt Appointed Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Anthony Horn Named Senior Vice President, Current Programming and Specials
"These important moves reflect truTV's leading position as a network with all original programming," said Darren Campo.

[via press release from truTV]

Robyn Hutt Appointed Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Anthony Horn Named Senior Vice President, Current Programming and Specials

truTV Expands Original Programming and Development Group, Opens New Los Angeles Production Office

truTV, which in 2010 scored its best year ever in primetime delivery of several key demographics, is expanding its original programming and development group. The changes include a newly expanded role for Robyn Hutt, who has been named senior vice president of original programming, and Anthony Horn, now senior vice president of current series and specials.

As part of the department's expansion on the production side, executive producer David Dean will head up truTV's brand-new Los Angeles production office. In addition, truTV has expanded New York-based executive producer Angel Annussek's role to include editorial director. truTV has also hired executive producers Mark Anstendig and Mark Powell, who will be based in New York.

Meanwhile, Marissa Ronca, who was named vice president of development for truTV in May 2010, has hired Mathew Baxt as director of development. He will work with development consultant Paul Hardy to help foster new programming for the network.

"truTV is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics as our original programming continues to drive revenue and expand reach," said Darren Campo, senior vice president of programming, production and development. "These important moves reflect truTV's leading position as a network with all original programming."

As senior vice president of original programming, Robyn Hutt will continue to oversee all production and content for the network and manage all original programming, including pilots, series and specials. Hutt joined the network in November 1998. She is based in New York and reports to Campo. "Robyn's management of the production department has been instrumental in evolving truTV's original content, with enormously successful results," Campo said. "Her leadership, creative insight and editorial direction have helped truTV achieve extraordinary ratings."

In his new role as senior vice president of current series and specials, Anthony Horn is responsible for managing truTV's large-scale series productions and special programming events. Horn joined truTV in November 1998. "Tony has produced several of the network's hit series, including Hardcore Pawn, Full Throttle Saloon and Bait Car," Campo said. "His creative abilities and innovative ideas offer great storytelling that continually delivers for the network." Horn is based in New York.

Angel Annussek, who joined truTV in September 2004, has served as an executive producer on such hit series as Operation Repo and Black Gold. Her previous credits include Al Roker Investigates, Parco P.I., Mug Shots and the innovative Hi-8 Showtime special Self Portraits. In her newly expanded role as executive producer and editorial director, she is responsible for enhancing truTV's unique storytelling style for established series, which includes fine-tuning shows to maintain and increase ratings growth from season to season. Annussek is based in New York.

Executive producer David Dean is heading up truTV's new West Coast production office in Los Angeles. Dean has served as a co-executive producer of such truTV projects as Most Shocking, Most Daring, Crisis Point and World's Wildest Vacation Videos. He most recently served as an executive producer on TV Land's Siggy Flicker Project, a co-executive producer of TLC's Tailgate Takedown and Syfy's Who Wants to Be a Superhero?

New York-based truTV executive producer Mark Anstendig comes to the network after serving as supervising producer, series development and production, for VH1. His work for the network included My Antonio, Rap School and the award-winning VH1 Rock Docs. From 1999 to 2002, he served as producer for MSNBC's Headliners & Legends. He began his career with Dateline NBC in Los Angeles.

Executive producer Mark Powell comes to truTV after serving as a supervising producer on CBS's Undercover Boss. His previous credits include executive producer on Discovery's Under New York and Travel Channel's Passport to Great Weekends, as well as producer onABC's Wife Swap. In the United Kingdom,he series directed BBC2's acclaimed Oz and James's Big Wine Adventure. Powell is based in New York.

Mathew Baxt joins truTV as director of development after serving as executive vice president of development for Eyeboogie, Inc. He previously served as consulting producer for American Gladiators, supervising producer of development for Telepictures' Extra and head writer for Access Hollywood. For VH1, he created and executive-produced Cover Wars. He is based in New York and reports to Marissa Ronca.

About truTV

truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 93 million U.S. households, the network is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. truTV's primetime fan favorites include the original series All Worked Up, Hardcore Pawn, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo and truTV Presents: World's Dumbest´┐Ż During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name In Session.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





  [february 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· AMERICAN GLADIATORS (NBC)
· BAIT CAR (TRUTV)
· CRISIS POINT (TRUTV)
· EXTRA (SYNDICATION)
· FULL THROTTLE SALOON (DA)
· HARDCORE PAWN (TRUTV)
· ICE-T'S RAP SCHOOL (VH1)
· JAMES MAY'S ROAD TRIP (BBC AMERICA)
· MOST DARING (TRUTV)
· MOST SHOCKING (TRUTV)
· MY ANTONIO (VH1)
· TAILGATE TAKEDOWN (TLC)
· UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS)
· WHO WANTS TO BE A SUPERHERO? (SYFY)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)
· WORLD'S WILDEST VACATION VIDEOS (TRUTV)





[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.

[07/29/16 - 01:02 PM]
National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia Redefine Television Storytelling with "Mars" - An Unprecedented Global Event Series
The project premieres on the National Geographic Channel in 171 countries and 45 languages this November.

[07/29/16 - 01:01 PM]
USA Network Sets "Chrisley Knows Best" Mid-Season Return for Tuesday, August 23 with Two New Back-to-Back Episodes
The network previously extended the current season, bringing the total to 26 episodes, and has already announced a pick up for a Season 5, set to air next year.

[07/29/16 - 12:12 PM]
Animal Planet Celebrates "World Lion Day" with a Marathon of Lion Programming on August 10
Highlights include the all-new special "Clash of Africa's Giants," which gives audiences a look inside the lives of one of Africa's growing prides on a quest for survival.

[07/29/16 - 11:45 AM]
FOX Orders Second Season of Competition Series "American Grit"
Season two is currently casting the next group of men and women who are ready to find their inner strength and transform their lives for the better.

[07/29/16 - 11:30 AM]
Video: "Killing Reagan" - Trailer
The National Geographic Channel original movie premieres Sunday October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/16 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Miramax(R) and El Rey Network Release Trailer from Season Three of the El Rey Network Original "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
This season the Gecko brothers find themselves in the vortex of the culebra world, thrust into a fight against the forces of Hel as they assemble an unlikely crew to take on the new enemies determined to take them down.

[07/29/16 - 10:33 AM]
"The Circus" Returns This September for the Final Act of the 2016 Election
Sunday night's episode marks the final episode in the series' summer run.

[07/29/16 - 09:26 AM]
El Rey Network Now Available on Verizon Fios
El Rey will be included in the Ultimate, Preferred, Mundo and Mundo Total TV plans on channel 198.

[07/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Charts
The Eye claims the adults 18-49 and the total viewers crown.

[07/29/16 - 08:33 AM]
Family, Food and Fun Rule the Road in Primetime Series "The Great Food Truck Race: Family Face-Off"
The five-episode stunt launches Sunday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[07/29/16 - 08:31 AM]
"Teen Choice 2016" and Rock the Vote Partner to Inspire Teens to Weigh in on Who Should Be the Next President
The results of the youth poll will be revealed during the live broadcast airing this Sunday, July 31 on FOX.

[07/28/16 - 06:45 PM]
TV One Premieres Film Festival Sensation "Jean of the Joneses" on Sunday, October 23 at 7 P.M. ET
The network's latest original movie centers on 25-year-old Jean, portrayed in a break-out performance by Taylour Paige, and her multi-generational, middle-class family of strong-minded yet loving women.

[07/28/16 - 02:30 PM]
Kobe Bryant to Present Decade Award to Justin Timberlake at "Teen Choice 2016," Airing Live This Sunday, July 31, on FOX!
Lea Michele, Sarah Hyland, NE-YO, Chris Evans, Daisy Ridley, Shay Mitchell and Ashley Benson are also among the celebrities scheduled to appear.

[07/28/16 - 01:58 PM]
TV One Delivers a Knockout Punch with New Original Film "Ringside," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7 P.M. ET
The film stars Tyler Lepley as undefeated boxer Jaxon Holley and explores the personal battles he faces outside of the ring while preparing for the biggest fight of his career.