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CBS brings on Laura Fuest Silva as VP, alternative programming

Laura Fuest Silva has joined CBS as VP, alternative programming. In her role, Silva is responsible for day-to-day supervision on The Amazing Race, Big Brother, Survivor and Undercover Boss. Reporting to ...
January 24, 2018

Laura Fuest Silva has joined CBS as VP, alternative programming.

In her role, Silva is responsible for day-to-day supervision on The Amazing Race, Big Brother, Survivor and Undercover Boss. Reporting to Sharon Vuong, SVP, alternative programming, Silva will also assist in the development of new alternative projects for the network.

Silva is an unscripted veteran, having produced hundreds of hours of alternative programming for broadcast and cable television. Her credits include the first seasons of America’s Next Top Model, Pit Boss and The Pussycat Dolls Present. She also recently produced six cycles of America’s Next Top Model and Hunted on CBS.

Silva began her career producing documentary series and specials for NBC, Fox, Discovery Channel and Lifetime. She went on to develop and launch several series for multiple cable outlets and has produced several hidden camera shows, including Totally Hidden Video, The Mole, Beauty and the Geek and Celebrity Undercover.

She was also a creator and executive producer of The Rebel Billionaire: Branson’s Quest for the Best.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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