Nancy Daniels (pictured) has been named general manager of U.S. lifestyle network TLC, replacing Amy Winter, who stepped down from the role last month.
Daniels has most recently been serving as exec VP of production and development at TLC’s sister network Discovery Channel, while concurrently serving as general manager of Discovery Fit & Health. She will report to Eileen O’Neill, group president of Discovery and TLC Networks, in her new role.
“Nancy is a talented creative executive, a motivating team leader, and a risk-taking problem solver, with a track record of success that makes her a perfect fit to lead the TLC brand forward,” said O’Neill in a statement.
“Her previous success at TLC, combined with her leadership roles at both Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health, gives her the ability to jump right in and continue TLC’s growth and pop culture domination.”
As GM of TLC, Daniels will oversee all aspects of programming, production, development, new media and marketing for Discovery Communications’ U.S. female-targeting flagship channel.
The move marks a return to TLC for Daniels – before taking on the Discovery Channel and Fit & Health roles, she previously served as TLC’s senior VP of production and development, overseeing the launch of shows such as Cake Boss, Sister Wives and The Little Couple.
She first joined Discovery Communications in 2007, as west coast VP of development and production for Discovery Studios.