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Lifetime hires Mariana Flynn for non-fiction role

U.S. net Lifetime has hired TLC 's VP development Mariana Flynn (pictured) to serve as its VP of non-fiction programming.
November 19, 2013

U.S. net Lifetime has hired TLC ‘s VP development Mariana Flynn (pictured) to serve as its VP of non-fiction programming.

Based in LA, Flynn will report to Eli Lehrer, Lifetime’s senior VP of non-fiction programming, effective immediately.

“I’ve been a big fan of Mariana and her work for quite some time and am delighted to have her join my team,” said Lehrer.  “Her keen eye for talent and strong relationships within the creative community perfectly mesh with our strategy to keep building Lifetime’s non-fiction slate with larger-than-life characters and daring concepts.”

As West Coast-based VP of development for TLC, Flynn has overseen projects such as Cheer Perfection, Gypsy Sisters and All-American Muslim, among others. Prior to TLC, she held posts at NBC Entertainment and A. Smith & Co. Productions.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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