SVP of Unscripted Development, TNT & TBS
TBS and TNT
David Eilenberg serves as senior vice president of unscripted development for TBS and TNT. Joining the networks in this newly created role in July 2012, Eilenberg oversees all unscripted original programming for TBS and TNT, which are in the process of expanding their original series lineups significantly to a fill a year-round slate. Eilenberg is based is Los Angeles and reports to Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies.
Eilenberg is currently overseeing several unscripted projects slated to premiere in 2013, including TNT's Boston Blue (working title), 72 Hours (working title) and the newly announced The Hero (working title), with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. TBS's slagte of unscripted projects includes the competition series King of the Nerds and the newly greenlit Who Gets the Last Laugh? (working title).
Eilenberg came to TBS and TNT after serving as head of development and current programming for Mark Burnett Productions, working on such popular series as The Voice, The Apprentice and Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?, which earned him a Daytime Emmy® nomination.
Prior to joining Mark Burnett Productions full time, Eilenberg was a producer on several of the company's series, as well as online projects with AOL. In addition, Eilenberg served as co-creator of Dismissed, head writer on Weakest Link and writer on Da Ali G Show.
TBS and TNT are networks within Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Speaking at: 30 MINS WITH David Eilenberg, TBS and TNT; Amping Up Unscripted