Contact: Bob TuschmanRegion: United States




Title: General Manager/Senior Vice President
Genre: Documentary
Region: United States
E: btuschman@foodnetwork.com
W: www.foodnetwork.com

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring and empowering through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to more than 100 million U.S. households and averages more than 9.9 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine has tripled its rate base and delivers a circulation of 1.4 million. Headquartered in New York, Food Network has a growing international presence with programming in more than 150 countries, including 24 hour networks in Great Britain, India, Asia and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates Cooking Channel (www.cookingchanneltv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com), HGTV (www.hgtv.com), and Travel Channel (www.travelchannel.com), is the manager and general partner.

 

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Bob Tuschman serves as senior vice president and general manager of Food Network. In this role, he oversees all programming and production and works with Food Network President Brooke Johnson on the network’s strategic direction.

Previously, Tuschman served as senior vice president, programming and production, during which time he directed Food Network’s in-house production unit that produced more than 150 hours of programming each year. He also helped to develop content for Food Network’s ventures into VOD, Broadband and DVDs. 

Among the top-tier talent Tuschman has brought to the network include Rachael Ray, Giada De Laurentiis, and Ina Garten, while helping to develop their highly successful programs (30 Minute Meals,Everyday Italian, andBarefoot Contessarespectively).

Tuschman joined Food Network in 1998 as executive producer, overseeingIn Food Today, one of the network’s first series.  In 1999, he was promoted to vice president, programming and production where he played a key role in creating the highly-ratedIn the Kitchencooking block airing on weekend mornings and daytime afternoons.  Prior to joining the network, he worked at ABC News as a producer forGood Morning America, as well as on specials with John Stossel, and numerous pilots.  He also produced pilot, series and documentary projects for HBO, American Movie Classics and CNBC.