President of Unscripted and Scripted Television
Sharon Levy serves as executive vice president of original series, Spike TV. Levy joined Spike in 2005 and has overseen the development of many of the network's most ambitious and successful series including Ink Master, Bar Rescue, Auction Hunters, Tattoo Nightmares, and American Digger. Levy is currently developing the network's extensive slate of new series including some of cable's most highly-anticipated shows in 2013 including Joe Schmo: Full Bounty, 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, and Bellator's new reality show.
Levy, a 2012 member of Hollywood Reporter's annual Reality Power List, has worked with many of Hollywood's most creative minds in the world of factual entertainment. Her ability to connect with the Spike viewer in developing distinctive and impactful programming has resulted in developing the network’s top non-scripted series to date.
Prior to joining Spike TV, Levy worked at Stone & Company Entertainment (formally known as Stone Stanley Entertainment) from 2000-05 as Senior Vice President Programming/Executive Producer. From 2000-2001, Levy served as director of public relations at Comedy Central in Los Angeles where she launched publicity campaigns for the hit series, The Man Show and South Park. Previously, she was senior publicist at Sci-Fi Channel from 1999-2000, where she worked on Mystery Science Theater 3000. Levy was also a publicist at Comedy Central, based in New York, from 1994-1999.
Levy graduated from SUNY Albany with a B.A. degree in European History.
Speaking at: Make 'em Laugh