ABC executive Tiffany Faigus has been promoted to a Senior Vice President role at ABC and the newly created Walt Disney Television Unscripted division.

(ABC | Via Deadline)

(ABC | Via Deadline)

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline is reporting that ABC’s Tiffany Faigus has been promoted to Senior Vice President Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment, ABC Entertainment and Walt Disney Television Unscripted.
  • Her most recent role at the network was Vice President, Alternative Series and Specials.
  • Faigus will divide her time between ABC and the recently created unscripted production division led by Rob Mills.
  • The new role puts Faigus in charge of finding ideas and concepts for development. She’ll also lead collaboration with talent and oversee creative production of pilots and unscripted series.
  • For Walt Disney Television Unscripted, Faigus’ responsibilities include expanding the production team and increasing the division’s output. She’ll also work to develop, acquire and distribute unscripted programming across multiple platforms.
  • Faigus joined The Walt Disney Company in 2015 and has worked on popular ABC series and specials including:
  • Throughout her television career, Faigus has been part of the production of series and specials for major networks such as, NBC, CBS, ABC, TBS, VH1 and HBO. Other highlights include NBC Olympics, presidential debates, and The Nate Berkus Show.

What They’re Saying:

  • Rob Mills, EVP, Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment, Walt Disney Television: “Tiffany has been my right hand in expanding our unscripted slate at ABC and I couldn’t be happier for her to do so as we grow the business across Walt Disney Television. Her deep roots in production and her strong relationships within the company and industry make her the perfect person to further the company’s success in unscripted programming across the multiplatform landscape.”
  • Tiffany Faigus: “It has been the most amazing experience and privilege to work alongside Rob for the last six years. He is truly one of the most genuine executives and human beings in our business. I am also grateful to Dana Walden and Craig Erwich for the opportunity. I look forward to creating more groundbreaking unscripted and alternative television in my newly expanded role, not only for ABC but for our direct-to-consumer business.”