Fred Graver has been named senior vice president of programming at Travel Channel. The announcement was made June 22 by Travel president Laureen Ong, to whom
Graver will start his new job on July 1, reporting to Travel president Laureen Ong.
Graver has an eclectic background that includes a stint as a senior editor at National Lampoon and as a writer for Late Night with David Letterman, Cheers and In Living Color. He was also an executive producer on MTV's short-lived Jon Stewart Show in the mid-1990s.and EVP of programming at VH1 where he put I Love The ... and Driven on the air. He also created and produced VH1's Best Week Ever.