or


[01/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Elevates Its Programming Team

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL ELEVATES ITS PROGRAMMING TEAM

SCI FI CHANNEL ELEVATES ITS PROGRAMMING TEAM

Nora O'Brien Upped to VP of Original Programming

Pasadena, CA - January 12, 2006 - SCI FI Channel, which closed 2005 basking in the glow of the unprecedented success of its original programming lineup, has promoted Nora O'Brien to Vice President of Original Programming. The announcement was made today by Mark Stern, EVP of Original Programming, to whom she will continue to report.

"Nora and I have worked together in different capacities for nearly a decade," stated Stern. "Her strong background in production, paired with her superb taste in material has made her an invaluable part of our team. It's with pleasure that we elevate her to this new position, and I look forward to seeing her continuing growth in the future."

O'Brien has served as Director of Original Scripted Programming at SCI FI Channel since May 2003. She began her career working in both production and post production capacities on feature films including School Ties, Sliver, Clear and Present Danger, Outbreak and Starship Troopers. In 1997, she made the jump to television, working for five years as the Vice President of Television at Trilogy Entertainment Group, overseeing both current programming and development on such series as The Outer Limits, Poltergeist: The Legacy and Breaking News.

In her new role, O'Brien will develop both series and longform projects for SCI FI. She will also serve as SCI FI's development executive on the recently announced original series Warehouse 13 from Ronald D. Moore and NBC Universal Television Studio, and continue to work on Stargate SG-1. As SCI FI's current executive on SG-1, O'Brien helped turn the series into one of the Channel's greatest success stories. Recently renewed for a tenth original season, SG-1 - delivering its best-ever ratings - has surpassed The X-Files as the longest-running sci-fi drama in US television history.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 85 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BREAKING NEWS (BRAVO)
· OUTER LIMITS, THE (SYFY)
· STARGATE: SG-1 (SYFY)
· WAREHOUSE 13 (SYFY)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)





[12/07/16 - 12:01 PM]
Discovery Challenges Survivalists to Conquer Six Deadly Terrains in New Adventure Series "The Wheel"
The series dares six participants to survive in six distinctly grueling landscapes across South America.

[12/07/16 - 11:06 AM]
TV One Announces Explosive Season 10 Line-Up of "Unsung" Premiering Jan. 4
Episodes profiling Fat Joe, Jon B., Lenny Williams, Case, Dave Hollister, After 7 and James Brown are slated to highlight each performer's rise to stardom while providing a glimpse into the lesser-known challenges they endured behind the spotlight.

[12/07/16 - 11:04 AM]
English Dub of "Dragon Ball Super" Hit Anime Series to Premiere on Adult Swim's Toonami January 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET
Season 1, which totals 26 episodes, encompasses the Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F' story arcs.

[12/07/16 - 11:00 AM]
Special Premiere of New Comedy "The Mick" to Air in All Time Zones Immediately Following NFL Doubleheader on Sunday, Jan. 1, on FOX
The episode then will encore that same night in the Pacific time zone at 8:00 PM and the Mountain time zone at 7:00 PM.

[12/07/16 - 10:35 AM]
Video: The "Time" Has Arrived! Netflix Debuts Trailer for "One Day at a Time"
"One Day at a Time" launches Friday, January 6, everywhere that Netflix is available.

[12/07/16 - 10:02 AM]
FYI Premieres New Seasons of Hit Series "Tiny House Nation" and "Unplugged Nation" - Saturday, January 7
Both series showcase alternative living trends that have gained popularity across the country.

[12/07/16 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Rings in 2017 with Festive Hourlong Special "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
The broadcast will feature special performances from musical superstars Alicia Keys, Pentatonix and Blake Shelton.

[12/07/16 - 10:01 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11.

[12/07/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race with "This Is Us"
The Peacock's new drama paves the way for an adults 18-49 victory.

[12/07/16 - 09:10 AM]
Video: Trailer for "Z: The Beginning of Everything" Now Available
The Christina Ricci-led series launches Friday, January 27 on Amazon.

[12/07/16 - 09:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights New + Returning Shows
Highlights include new seasons of "Adam Ruins Everything" and "The Carbonaro Effect."

[12/07/16 - 08:30 AM]
History(R)'s Bold Survival Series "Alone" Renewed for Season Four Ahead of the Season Three Premiere
With higher stakes and greater challenges than ever before, "Alone" season three premieres Thursday, December 8.

[12/07/16 - 08:14 AM]
"Treehouse Masters" Rings in the New Year with New Builds Beginning January 6 at 10PM ET/PT
For those who can't wait for the new season, a pre-season holiday-themed special will air Friday, December 23.

[12/07/16 - 08:06 AM]
Hit Series "Diesel Brothers" Returns to Discovery's Motor Mondays with More Tricked Out Trucks on January 16 at 10PM
Marshawn Lynch and Chuck Norris are among the featured celebrity builds.

[12/07/16 - 08:04 AM]
"VH1 Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night" Scores Nearly Two Million Total Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, December 5.