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Steven Cheskin

SVP, Programming

REELZ Channel

Cheskin joined Reelz in April of 2013.  He is responsible for program development, production, scheduling and acquisitions at the network.

Prior to joining REELZ, Cheskin was the Executive Vice President of Programming at TLC. During his time there TLC led all cable networks in successful launches of new series. Programs developed during this period include Sister Wives, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, Sarah Palin's Alaska and Extreme Couponing. Before TLC, Cheskin was the Senior Vice President of Programing at WEtv. Under Cheskin’s leadership, the network significantly increased its original programming including hits Bridezillas, The Locator and My Fair Wedding. Delivery in the network's primary demographics increased over 100% by the time he left the network.

Previously, Cheskin worked for Discovery Communications for 18 years. Beginning his career at The Discovery Channel, Cheskin created Shark Week, which has been inducted into the cable marketing hall of fame. Moving to TLC Cheskin became Vice President of Programming. During this period, programs including Trauma, Junkyard Wars andTrading Spaces were developed and helped build the network into one of cables top performers.  He then became General Manager of the Travel Channel where the network quickly became one of the fastest growing networks both in ratings and distribution. The network’s hit series The World Poker Tour helped launch the nationwide poker craze.

Speaking on: 30 MINS WITH: Steven Cheskin, ReelzChannel

The Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted entertainment, and a must attend event for content creators, distributors, agents, commissioners and multi-platform broadcasters of unscripted and factual entertainment programming.

Get unprecedented access to international decision-makers

We bring together creators, buyers and distributors of unscripted programming for two days of panels, pitching and networking.

Realscreen events provide unrivaled access to leaders in the international business of unscripted entertainment.

What They Are Saying

Fast-track your business

Glean practical insight into the business of unscripted entertainment from industry leaders -- the ones that are driving trends and change -- as they participate in lively debates, lead intimate breakout sessions and round table discussions.

Make the Connection

Through our signature Luncheon Roundtable, Meet a Mentor, Meet an Expert, Speed Pitching and 30 Minutes With... sessions, we make it easy to make the connections you need to propel your business, and bring you face to face with industry-leading executives.

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