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[08/21/12 - 12:19 PM]
NBC Names Fernando J. Hernandez to Newly Created Role of Senior Vice President of Alternative Development for Universal Television
Hernandez comes from Ryan Seacrest Productions where he most recently was Executive Vice President of Development and Production.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC NAMES FERNANDO J. HERNANDEZ TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR UNIVERSAL TELEVISION

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - August 21, 2012 - Fernando J. Hernandez has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Alternative Development for Universal Television, it was announced today by Meredith Ahr, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC Entertainment. In this role, Hernandez will be responsible for all Universal Television reality productions, spearheading new development and overseeing the studio's in-house producers and ongoing talent deals.

Hernandez comes to Universal Television from Ryan Seacrest Productions where he most recently was Executive Vice President of Development and Production, a position he held since 2009.

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"Fernando is a savvy and outstanding development and production executive who has delivered many hit shows while at Ryan Seacrest Productions, and he also has an invaluable working knowledge of the business as a producer and director," said Ahr. "He is a talented addition to our team and we can't wait to start working with him."

In his previous role, Hernandez oversaw all aspects of Ryan Seacrest Productions' original programming. He was responsible for the development and production of a diverse slate of non-scripted and scripted television properties, including "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" for E!, "Shahs of Sunset" for Bravo, and the upcoming "Married to Jonas" for E!, "Draw Something" for CBS, and "TV's Most Dynamic Duos" for ABC.

Earlier, Hernandez served as executive producer on TV Land's "She's Got the Look," ABC Family's "Venus & Serena: For Real," and MTV's "Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave." He also produced and directed projects for VH1, TLC and MTV International. Prior to this, Hernandez was Vice President of Development at MTV from 1999 to 2004, where he oversaw such series as "Becoming," "Control Freak" and "Kidnapped."

Hernandez also holds a JD degree from the USC School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.





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· DRAW SOMETHING (CBS)
· KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS (E)
· MARRIED TO JONAS (E)
· SHAHS OF SUNSET (BRAVO)
· SHE'S GOT THE LOOK (TV LAND)
· 'TIL DEATH DO US PART: CARMEN & DAVE (MTV)
· VENUS & SERENA: FOR REAL (ABC FAMILY)





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