Contact: Todd WeiserRegion: United States

Title: VP Programming and Development
Genre: Documentary
Region: United States

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FOOD NETWORK ( 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 (, DIY Network (, Great American Country (, HGTV (, and Travel Channel (, is the manager and general partner.


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As the vice president of programming and development for Food Network and Cooking Channel, Todd Weiser is charged with developing new series, specials and tentpoles, as well as overseeing current programming for both of Scripps Networks Interactive’s lifestyle food brands.

Previously, Todd served as the director of program development for Animal Planet. During his tenure with the Discovery Communications network, Todd rose from development coordinator to director. Weiser was tasked with growing Animal Planet's audience and expanding the brand in new areas. He developed such top-rated series as Finding Bigfoot, Gator Boys, North Woods Law and Too Cute!.

Prior to his TV development experience, Weiser worked at Picturehouse/Newmarket Films from 2004-07. Todd graduated from the University of Michigan with University Honors, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in both film & video studies, and economics.