2 NOV 2021

Showtime names Jessie Dicovitsky SVP of original programming

Based in Hollywood, the programming expert who has overseen various showtime titles, will oversee the company's production of comedy, drama and documentary programming. 

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ViacomCBS's Showtime recently promoted Jessie Dicovitsky to SVP of original programming. “Jessie Dicovitsky has been a tremendous asset to our dynamic original programming team,” Amy Israel, EVP of scripted programming at Showtime Networks, said. “Her incisive development and production skills, her feel for what will resonate with our audiences and her advocacy for artists and their shows have made her invaluable to our network.”

Based in West Hollywood, Dicovitsky contributes to the development and production of comedy, drama and documentary programming. Over the span of her time in the industry. she has contributed to upcoming Showtime dramas including "American Gigolo," created by David Hollander and starring Jon Bernthal; "Three Women," from author Lisa Taddeo and starring Shailene Woodley; and the live-action adaptation of the sci-fi video game franchise Halo, which is heading to Paramount+ next year.

Dicovitsky, who joined the network in 2012, most recently served as VP of original programming, and reports to Israel. The US cabler also recently ordered a second season of "Your Honor," the Bryan Cranston-starring drama that had originally been commissioned as a limited series.

She has also recently worked on the comedy series "Flatbush Misdemeanors" and oversaw acquisitions for Australian drama Wakefield and UK crime thriller We Hunt Together. During her time at the company, she has also overseen scripted series including Shameless, The L Word: Generation Q and Black Monday, as well as unscripted content such as the docuseries "The Circus: Inside The Greatest Political Show On Earth."

Jessie Dicovitsky has been a tremendous asset to our dynamic original programming team. Her incisive development and production skills, her feel for what will resonate with our audiences and her advocacy for artists and their shows have made her invaluable to our network.” Amy Israel EVP of scripted programming, Showtime Networks