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[11/01/21 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime Promotes Jessie Dicovitsky to Senior Vice President, Original Programming
Dicovitsky works across the development and production of comedy, drama and documentary programming.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME(R) PROMOTES JESSIE DICOVITSKY TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING

LOS ANGELES - November 1, 2021 - Showtime Networks Inc. has announced that Jessie Dicovitsky has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Original Programming. Dicovitsky is based in the SHOWTIME West Coast offices in West Hollywood. The announcement was made by Amy Israel, Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. to whom Dicovitsky reports.

"Jessie Dicovitsky has been a tremendous asset to our dynamic original programming team," Israel said. "Her incisive development and production skills, her feel for what will resonate with our audiences and her advocacy for artists and their shows have made her invaluable to our network."

Dicovitsky works across the development and production of comedy, drama and documentary programming. She has creative oversight of major upcoming dramas AMERICAN GIGOLO (created by David Hollander and starring Jon Bernthal), THREE WOMEN (created by bestselling author Lisa Taddeo and starring Shailene Woodley) and HALO (airing on Paramount+). This year, Dicovitsky worked on the new comedy series FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS and oversaw acquisitions for international series WAKEFIELD and WE HUNT TOGETHER. Over her tenure at SHOWTIME, Dicovitsky has overseen the network's tentpoles like the Emmy Award-winning SHAMELESS, as well as high-profile series THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, BLACK MONDAY and former ongoing series such as EPISODES. In nonfiction, Jessie shepherds ongoing docu-series THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH among others.

Dicovitsky, who began her career at NBC Universal, graduated from Princeton University and is based in Los Angeles. She is married to writer/producer Ash Sarohia.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly owned subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., owns and operates the premium service SHOWTIME(R), which features critically acclaimed original series, provocative documentaries, box-office hit films, comedy and music specials and hard-hitting sports. SHOWTIME is available as a stand-alone streaming service across all major streaming devices and Showtime.com, as well as via cable, DBS, telco and streaming video providers. SNI also operates the premium services THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) and FLIX(R), as well as on demand versions of all three brands. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV(R). For more information, go to www.SHO.com.





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