Segments with show hosts Tony Harris, Keshia Knight Pulliam will appear on A&E, History and Lifetime. Pictured: Crack the Case host Tony Harris will appear in live cut-ins on A&E and History.
Lifetime is losing two top execs: Amy Winter, EVP and head of programming and Tanya Lopez, EVP of scripted content for the network and LMN, Rob Sharenow, president of programming for A+E Networks, said Wednesday. Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and head of programming at A&E since 2005, will take oversight of all programming at both Lifetime networks in addition to her current role.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ashley Ross of the reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta” has died in a head-on crash on a Georgia road, police and her representative confirmed Tuesday. Ross, […]
Amy Winter, formerly of UPtv, has been tapped as executive vp, head of programming at Lifetime and sibling LMN. In the new role, she will oversee development, creation and execution of all programming, including movies, scripted and unscripted content. Winter is set to begin in March and will report directly to Rob Sharenow, A+E Networks programming president.
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyond ratings, the surest sign to executive Brie Miranda Bryant that Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” had connected as a television event is when she started getting […]
The show drew virtually no audience when it premiered on Lifetime in September. Now that it’s streaming, it’s a different story.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida-based company featured on the Lifetime show “Project Runway All Stars” is kicking off a new line of leather accessories as part of an effort […]
Liz Gateley, who had served as Lifetime’s EVP and head of programming for the past three years, is leaving the company. She had taken a temporary leave to deal with personal issues. Gena McCarthy, currently EVP of programming for sister A+E network FYI, has been upped to EVP, head of programming, Lifetime Unscripted & Head of Programming, FYI, adding oversight of Lifetime’s reality portfolio.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Disney Channel is giving a big push to its sequel for the “Descendants” movie in July, premiering it simultaneously on five television networks and online. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen says 5.3 million viewers watched the multi-network debut of “Roots” on Memorial Day, making it the most-watched scripted miniseries premiere on cable television since 2013 […]
Lifetime will soon launch the Lifetime Movie Club, a Web streaming service of its signature melodramatic movies. The service will feature a rotating pool of 30 movies for $3.99 a month, refreshing the selections every week.
Premiering Monday at 10 p.m. on Lifetime, UnReal arrives with what just might be perfect timing. The reality genre is cooling off (yet still embarrassing itself) as reality-based networks scramble to shore up their schedules with scripted dramas and comedies — the kind of fare that makes no false claims of authenticity and whose version of the truth is seen by all as invention.
Prolific producer Liz Gateley is moving back to the network side. The co-founder of ITV-controlled shingle DiGa has been named Lifetime’s new head of programming. The EVP position marks a homecoming for Gateley. The Laguna Beach creator got her start on the network’s development team before her long tenure at MTV.