Planet Green has announced that Lynn Sadofsky has been named director of development and executive producer, and Leigh Ashurst has been promoted from manager of development to director of development and production. Sadofsky has produced programming for various networks including Bravo (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), HBO, Food Network, Fine Living, WNET and the Metro Channel. She will be based in New York, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of original commissioned programs and working with prodcos to develop new ideas and scope new talent. Ashurst, coming to Planet Green in 2007 after stints with the Travel Channel and TLC, will be based in Silver Spring and will take a leading role on series and specials to air in 2010 and beyond, according to the channel.
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