AMY INTROCASO-DAVIS NAMED OXYGEN'S SVP, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND DEVELOPMENT
AMY INTROCASO-DAVIS NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR OXYGEN
New York � March 10, 2008. Amy Introcaso-Davis was named Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Development for Oxygen Media. The announcement was made by Lauren Zalaznick, President of Bravo Media and Oxygen Media, to whom she will report. Introcaso-Davis will be responsible for the development and ongoing production of Oxygen's original programming. She comes to Oxygen from Bravo, where she was Senior Vice President of Development and Production.
Introcaso-Davis joined Bravo in 2002, where she developed and executive produced Bravo's Emmy Award-winning series "Queer Eye For the Straight Guy," Emmy Award-winning series "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List" and Emmy Award-winning "Cirque du Soleil: Fire Within." She also developed and executive produced the signature show "Celebrity Poker Showdown," the highly acclaimed "Show Biz Moms and Dads" and last summer's hit "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style." Introcaso-Davis was also responsible for the development of the runaway "The Real Housewives" franchise, "Flipping Out" and "The Millionaire Matchmaker."
"Amy is a trend-finder and the shows she launches are heat-seekers," said Zalaznick. "Amy's understanding of the television brands she represents is unparalleled. She's got the golden touch and will be a great leader for the Oxygen team."
Prior to NBC's acquisition of Bravo, Introcaso-Davis was Vice President of Development and Production for Bravo and was simultaneously responsible for packaging for The Independent Film Channel. Previously, she served as Vice President of Series for Lifetime Television, where she oversaw the development and production of primetime and daytime original scripted and reality series, specials and documentaries. Before that, Amy oversaw development and casting for primetime at Fox Broadcasting and held Director of Casting positions at CBS, Marsha Kleinman and Associates and Playwrights Horizons, where she cast the Pulitzer Prize�winning "Driving Miss Daisy," Wendy Wasserstein's "Isn't It Romantic?" and "Sunday in the Park with George." Introcaso-Davis received her BA from Drew University, which honored her as Alumni of the Year in 2002.
About Oxygen Media:
Oxygen is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and is currently available in over 73 million homes. The network was launched in 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape -- creating a network targeted to younger women. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's television, with a vast array of unconventional and original programming including "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency," "The Bad Girls Club" and "Tori & Dean: Inn Love."