David Eilenberg had been head of development and current programming at Mark Burnett Productions, where he worked on such series as The Voice, The Apprentice and Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? At TBS and TNT, he will oversee unscripted original programming for the two networks, which are expanding their original series lineups to a fill a year-round slate. He will be based is Los Angeles and report to Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies. The Turner networks have already greenlit several new series as they segue to a year-round slate, including the unscripted TNT projects Boston Blue and 72 Hours. This summer, TNT launched its first reality-competition series, The Great Escape. TBS’ expanded originals slate includes the competition series King Of The Nerds (working title) and the newly greenlit Deon Cole’s Black Box (working title) and Who Gets the Last Laugh? (working title).
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