They will report to CEO and SVP of production Tracy Bacal and SVP of development Todd Cohen, both of whom joined the company last year. The creative team additions come as Karga Seven plans to expand its slate of series and features in 2015.
Rauscher is formerly an executive producer for U.S. cable network TLC where she oversaw reality titles such as Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Cheer Perfection and My Five Wives. Before that she was the showrunner on the network’s hit series Toddlers and Tiaras.
Croce also joins Karga Seven from TLC where he was the director of development. Before that he worked in development and production at VH1.
The company also promoted Derek Owen, formerly supervising editor, to creative director.
In related news, U.S. cable network The Weather Channel recently greenlit the Karga Seven-produced series How Weather Created A Monster (8 x one-hour) and renewed Tornado Alley for a second season. Additionally, Travel Channel has added seven episodes of Booze Traveler to its order for a total of 15 episodes.