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Execs Lined Up For HRTS Cable Programming Summit

2/13/2012 12:36 PM Eastern

Programming executives from MTV, Turner, Disney, AMC and Starz are scheduled to be panelists at the Hollywood Radio and Television Society Cable Programming Summit on March 7.

The Beverly Hilton event also will feature Access Hollywood anchor Billy Bush as moderator.

The panelists will include:

David Janollari, Head of Programming, MTV; Kate Juergens, EVP, Programming & Development, ABC Family; Joel Stillerman, EVP, Original Programming, Production and Digital Content, AMC; Michael Wright, EVP, Head of Programming, TNT, TBS, TCM; and Carmi Zlotnik, Managing Director, Starz Media, LLC.

Janollari oversees scripted drama, comedy, animation and reality programming for one of the world's premier youth entertainment brands and the #1 rated, full-day, ad-supported cable network for teens and young adults.

Juergens oversees and is responsible for the creation of ABC Family's primetime original series, movies and specials. Juergens, who joined the network in 2004 and was in the Multichannel News Wonder Women class of 2009, has shepherded the growth of ABC Family's brand-defining original programming.

Stillerman oversees every aspect of content creation across all platforms for AMC. Since joining AMC, Stillerman has overseen all original programming and production at the network including Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Rubicon and The Killing.

Wright is responsible for all programming and scheduling for TBS and TNT, including original series, limited series and specials, as well as for original programming ventures on TCM and original content for all three networks' digital extensions.

Zlotnik responsible for programming and development activities for Starz Entertainment as well as overseeing production of Starz's original series, including Spartacus: Vengeance and the upcoming new dramatic series Magic City.

HRTS Cable Programming Summit is co-chaired by Dick Askin, Craig Erwich and Kelly Goode. The reception opens at 11:30 a.m. with the lunch and panel open at noon.

For reservations or information on non-member tickets, call (818) 789-1182 or visit www.HRTS.org.

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