Stephen Brown was SVP Programming and Development and helped develop Twentieth Television‘s The Ricki Lake Show and Dish Nation, two shows set for fall launches. Now he has been promoted to EVP, where he will continue to oversee the company’s first-run programming and development slate. Based in Los Angeles, he continues to report to Twentieth president Greg Meidel. In his previous role, Brown oversaw the launch of the first-run game show Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? and production on Judge Alex and Divorce Court.

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