Contact: Amy SavitskyRegion: United States




Title: SVP Program Development
Genre: Non-fiction
Region: United States
E: amy_savitsky@discovery.com
W: www.discovery.com

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TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network in key female demos, TLC has built successful consumer brands around series including Cake Boss, and has transformed Fridays into "BrideDay" with a lineup of wedding-themed programming anchored by the Say Yes To The Dress franchise. In 2012, TLC had 28 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including four series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more: Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Breaking Amish, Long Island Medium, and Sister Wives.

TLC is available in more than 99 million homes in the US and more than 300 million households in over 150 markets internationally.

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Amy Savitsky joined TLC in August 2011. In her role, she manages key relationships in the production community while supervising the editorial, budgetary and delivery components through the development process. Since joining TLC, Amy has shepherded in several new series including Breaking Amish and Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. Prior to her current position, Amy held several roles within Discovery Communications, including Vice President of Development for the Discovery Channel and Director of Development for Discovery Health. At Discovery she developed the series Alaska: The Last Frontier and Property Wars. At Discovery Health she was responsible for I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant, Hoarding: Buried Alive, My Strange Addiction, Strange Sex and Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal. Amy began her career at Discovery in 2002 in the Media Planning group. Prior to joining Discovery she was the Story Editor at DreamWorks SKG. She holds an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Virginia and an MA in Film from American University.