Lifetime Adds Harvey, Pollack To Reality Department

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Lifetime has hired both Abigail Harvey and Noah Pollack to serve as vice presidents of reality programming.

Harvey and Pollack will be charged with developing and overseeing production of the network's nonfiction projects. Harvey will be based in New York, while Pollack will work out of Los Angeles. Both will report directly to Gena McCarthy, senior vice president, reality and alternative programming.

Harvey comes to Lifetime from the BBC, where she most recently served as executive vice president of BBC Productions, launching the company's east coast production office in New York. Pollack was VH1's vice president of series development and original programming, where he launched Basketball Wives, Basketball Wives LA and Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.

"Both Abigail and Noah bring extensive experience in creating hits in the unscripted arena, as well as a keen eye for identifying and developing distinctive programming, to Lifetime. We are thrilled to have executives with such strong backgrounds and experience join our team," said McCarthy.