13 SEP 2022

A+E hires Teri Kennedy as Head of Lifestyle Programming and Daytime Originals

Under her new new role, Kennedy will develop a slate of new, original lifestyle and daytime programming.

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A+E Networks recently appointed Teri Kennedy to the newly created role of Head of Lifestyle Programming and Daytime Originals“Teri brings a wealth of experience and deep relationships in the creative community to help bolster A+E’s industry leading slate and deep library of original lifestyle and daytime programming,” A+E Networks president of programming Rob Sharenow said in a statement.  “Her expertise will be instrumental in further driving A+E’s status as a nonfiction content creation powerhouse.”

Under her new role, Kennedy will create a slate of new, original lifestyle and daytime programming across A+E’s portfolio of platforms. “Teri brings a wealth of experience and deep relationships in the creative community to help bolster A+E’s industry leading slate and deep library of original lifestyle and daytime programming,” Sharenow said.

Kennedy is an Emmy-winning producer, having garnered five nominations and one win for her work as a producer on CBS’ long-running reality competition series “Survivor.” She most recently served as president and chief content creator for Related Content Group where she worked on the development and production of a wide variety of programming for networks and streaming platforms. Previously, Kennedy served as executive vice president of development and original programming for Steve Harvey’s East One Twelve Productions and Ryan Seacrest Productions, among other companies.

A+E Networks has hired Teri Kennedy to the newly-created role of Head of Lifestyle Programming and Daytime Originals. Kennedy, who joined from Related Content Group, will develop original lifestyle and daytime programming across A+E’s portfolio of networks, fast channels, the newly-launched multi-platform Home.Made.Nation strand, as well as for worldwide sales and distribution. She reports to Rob Sharenow, President of Programming for A+E Networks. Kennedy has also previously worked as EVP, Development & Original Programming for Steve Harvey’s East One Twelve Productions and EVP, Development & Original Programming at Ryan Seacrest Productions. She was also SVP, Current Production at Oxygen Media and was a producer on CBS’ Survivor.

Teri brings a wealth of experience and deep relationships in the creative community to help bolster A+E’s industry leading slate and deep library of original lifestyle and daytime programming. Her expertise will be instrumental in further driving A+E’s status as a nonfiction content creation powerhouse.” Rob Sharenow President of Programming, A+E Networks