September 19, 2005 08:21 PM by Joe Blackmon
Fox Reality, the ALL REALITY, ALL THE TIME channel featuring reality programming from all the major networks, has hired Noel Siegel as Director of Development, reporting to Bob Boden, Vice President, Programming.
Siegel will be responsible for developing original reality series that will premiere on the network starting in 2006. He will work with established reality creators and producers to identify compelling concepts that are consistent with the brand and goals of Fox Reality.
"Before joining Fox Reality, Siegel was Vice President of Development and Producer at Hallock Healey Entertainment. While there, he helped oversee the development of cable, satellite, broadcast and syndicated programming. As such he evaluated and recommended submissions based on their potential for future development.
Siegel’s extensive production and development background also includes serving as Director of Development at Telepictures Productions working in prime-time and cable network programming; Director of Production and Development for CBS Broadcasting International/King World International Productions overseeing productions of "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy!," "Hollywood Squares," "Top Model" and "The Vault" in numerous territories; and Manager of Development at VH1 where he developed and originated show ideas for broadcast, plus supervised in-house and out-of-house productions of pilots and series.
Siegel is a Member in the State Bar of California. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science in Communications, as well as receiving a Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School.
Fox Reality is ALL REALITY, ALL THE TIME and is the only channel dedicated to giving you MORE reality MORE often! As well, Fox Reality delivers an enhanced viewing experience with exclusive programming "extras." More unseen footage, more insight, more interviews and more fun! Fox Reality is the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming bringing major US network favorites, international reality programming and Fox Reality Originals. Fox Reality gives reality viewers more of what they want. To get more information on the channel and programming schedules, please go to www.foxreality.com.