Contact: Alon OrsteinRegion: United States




Title: Senior Vice President Production and Development TLC
Genre: Factual
Region: United States
E: alon_orstein@discovery.com
W: www.tlc.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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In Alon’s role, he is responsible for overseeing editorial and execution on series and specials housed within that unit. He has worked on key series including the Breaking Amish franchise, Cake Boss, Sister Wives, All-American Muslim, Four Weddings, Extreme Cheapskates and 90 Day Fiancé. Prior to coming to TLC, Alon served as an Executive Producer and Director of Development for Discovery Health, Planet Green and Fit TV. He was responsible for development and production on projects moving through the three networks as well as the supervision of the Silver Spring based production staff. In his time there, he launched and shepherded a number of successful franchises including: 19 Kids And Counting, Dr. G. Medical Examiner, My Strange Addiction, Mystery Diagnosis, Strange Sex and Hoarding: Buried Alive. Before joining Discovery, Alon served as a Director of Programming at the PBS National Headquarters in Virginia. During his tenure there, he functioned as a key point person working directly with producers of all the major PBS distributed series and specials across a number of fronts. Alon holds a BFA in Film and Television from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.