Sarah Weidman has joined Sony Pictures Television (SPT) as vp, development, reporting to Melanie Chilek, svp, development and syndicated programming. Weidman will collaborate with Chilek and Zack Van Amburg, svp, development and cable programming, on the creation of new, unscripted programming for the network, cable and syndication marketplace.
Weidman was vp of series development at MTV Networks since 2000. In that position she supervised production of original series and specials, including THE OSBOURNES, FM NATION and MAKING THE VIDEO, among others. She joined MTV in 1998 as director of series development, after working as a producer and writer on nationally syndicated and cable television series, including Lifetimes newsmagazine NEW ATTITUDES and SPTs revival of THE DATING GAME.
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