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Rick Holzman

SVP Programming & Strategy

Animal Planet

Rick Holzman was named general manager and executive vice president of Animal Planet in July 2014, overseeing strategy and all day-to-day operations for the network while reporting to Marjorie Kaplan, Group President TLC, Animal Planet and Velocity.

Holzman joined Animal Planet in 2007 and most recently served as executive vice president of programming and strategy for the network leading commissioning, acquisitions, co-productions and scheduling strategy.  He has been instrumental in the network's rebrand and breakthrough growth, guiding its programming through consecutive record-breaking years in 2012 and 2013.

 

Before joining Animal Planet, Holzman served as vice president of program planning and scheduling for Discovery Channel, where he helped redefine Discovery’s definition of immersive programming leading to many new ratings records for the network

Prior to Discovery Communications, Holzman enjoyed a successful 10-year career at MTV Networks, where he served in a variety of strategic capacities and senior roles. While there, Holzman achieved success in the youth, pop-culture and interactive industries and was tabbed by hip-hop mogul and Phat Farm founder Russell Simmons as ‘chief operating officer of 360hiphop.com.’ 

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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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