Veteran TV exec and Emmy-winning producer Mary Carole McDonnell is leaving her position as EVP Programming at Raycom Media to focus exclusively on Bellum Entertainment, the production company she launched in 2005. Bellum specializes in development, production and distribution of TV projects for broadcast, cable, digital and ancillary markets. Bellum is in production on Flip My Food and Fix It & Finish It, both of which premiere September 8. Additional projects include Unsealed, State to State, Origins and the upcoming What Went Down. McDonnell has handled syndication on series including Chef Jeff, Rocco DiSpirito and the long-running daytime strip America Now.
During her tenure at Raycom, McDonnell has overseen all programming for the Raycom group, including acquisitions, scheduling and budgeting.