Lisa Katz, Rod Aissa, Jenny Groom, Katie Hockmeyer, Tracie Wilson and Jen Neal will each oversee a wide swath of original content for Peacock, NBC, Syfy, USA Network, Oxygen, Bravo, E! and Universal Kids as part of the company’s consolidation. Layoffs will be next.
Lisa Katz and Tracy Pakosta have been named co-presidents of scripted programming for NBC Entertainment. In their new roles, they will report to NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt.
Following Pearlena Igbokwe’s NBC departure and promotion to Universal Television’s president, Lisa Katz has been named EVP of drama development at NBC. Katz comes from 20th Century Fox TV where she has worked for 12 years.
Two high-level development executives at 20th Century Fox TV, Lisa Katz, SVP of drama development, and Dana Honor, SVP comedy development, will be leaving the studio at the end of their current contracts in July. Both opted not to sign new contracts.