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MTV’s head of reality programming, Lauren Dolgen, is leaving the company after almost two decades, TheWrap has learned. Dolgen currently serves as head of reality programming and executive vice president of series development, a position she stepped into last year after serving as head of West Coast reality. During her 19 years at the network, Dolgen worked on such standout reality shows as “Jackass” and subsequent spinoffs like “Wild Boyz” and “Viva La Bam.” She also worked on “”Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” and “Ridiculousness.” Also Read: MTV President Stephen Friedman Exits Network She is also credited with launching the »
- Joe Otterson
Michele Ganeless will depart her role as president of Comedy Central, the network announced Monday. Kent Alterman, currently the network’s programming chief, will take over as network president, effective immediately. Alterman will report directly to Doug Herzog, president, Viacom Media Networks music and entertainment group.
Ganeless will step down at the end of the month and transition into an advisory role for the network beginning in September.
“It has been a tremendous honor to lead the staggeringly talented team here for the past 12 years, and an absolute privilege to help build the cultural force that is Comedy Central today. The deep connection I have to it and to so many of my colleagues, especially my dear friend and mentor Doug, made this decision incredibly difficult. But after considerable thought, I have decided that the time is right to move on and challenge myself in new ways,” Ganeless said. “I »
- Daniel Holloway
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