Casey Patterson has been promoted to EVP event production, talent development and studio relations for the MTV Networks Entertainment Group. Patterson, who reports to the group’s president Doug Herzog, was formerly SVP of Spike TV and TV Land. In her expanded role, Patterson has developed and will co-executive produce MTV Networks’ upcoming Comedy Awards. At Spike TV, she oversees Video Game Awards, Guys Choice and Scream; at TV Land, she oversees the production of the TV Land Awards.