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A&E Network ups Frontain Bryant

Elaine Frontain Bryant has been promoted to SVP of non-fiction and alternative programming, where she will oversee the development and production of A&E's unscripted series.
May 24, 2011

A&E Network’s Elaine Frontain Bryant has been promoted to SVP of non-fiction and alternative programming, where she will oversee the development and production of A&E’s unscripted series.

Frontain Bryant most recently served as VP of non-fiction & alternative programming at the network.  In her new role, Frontain Bryant will supervise the A&E non-fiction programming team.  She will continue to report to David McKillop, EVP of programming.

“Elaine is a well-respected and talented producer who brings an enormous energy and experience to the job,” said McKillop.  “She is a rare executive who possesses the combination of a strong creative sense as well as business savvy and I’m confident that her team will continue to thrive under her leadership.”

Frontain Bryant started at A&E in 2005 as director, non-fiction & alternative programming, and moved to VP in 2007. She has been the executive producer on Criss Angel Mindfreak, Paranormal State, Billy the Exterminator and Storage Wars. She has also been responsible for supervising A&E’s lifestyle programming development team.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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