Contact: Nina LedermanRegion: United States

Title: SVP Scripted Series Programming and Development, Lifetime Television
Genre: All
Region: United States

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Lifetime Television is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families.  Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks.  A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.

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We're looking for original content in the unscripted, original movie and drama space. We're a network targeted towards women but with a broad, general entertainment focus in terms of our development. 


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Nina Lederman was named Senior Vice President, Scripted Series Programming and Development, of Lifetime in October 2008.  Based in Los Angeles, she oversees the development and production of all scripted programming for the network, including its hit series Devious Maids, from Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Lifetime’s fastest-growing scripted program ever; Witches of East End, starring Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston and Mädchen Amick; and the conspiracy thriller The Lottery.  Lederman also is prepping the upcoming series Un-Real, Marti Noxon’s dark comedy that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program.


Lederman began her career as a producer on numerous television shows for NBC, CBS, ABC and HBO – working on comedy series, specials, variety series and first-run syndicated programs.  As a senior producer with Don Mischer, she held a number of producing posts on numerous major international specials.


In 1994, Lederman was named Vice President of Production for Comedy, Late Night and Syndication at NBC Studios, where she supervised the production of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.  She also helped launch NBC’s Emmy® Award-winning comedy Will & Grace and the syndicated entertainment news magazine Access Hollywood.


After five years at NBC, Lederman served as Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs for Michael Ovitz’s Artists Television Group, where she developed comedy and drama with numerous writers/producers, including Grosse Point, The Street with Darren Star and The Ellen Show with Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Leifer and Mitch Hurwitz.


In 2002, Lederman joined Tony Krantz as his producing partner at Flame Television, and sold and launched two seasons of NASCAR Drivers: 360 on F/X, Frankenstein on USA, Rock Me Baby, The Bad Girls Guide, starring Jenny McCarthy, and South Beach.  From 2005 to 2008, Lederman was President of Joe Roth TV, based at CBS/Paramount.


Lederman graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and French.  She resides in Los Angeles with her family.