Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) has poached Mark Burnett Productions’ head of development David Eilenberg for an unscripted role.
Eilenberg will take on the new post of senior VP of unscripted development for TBS and TNT, reporting into Michael Wright, president of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies.
While at Mark Burnett, he worked on programmes such as The Voice and Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
“David Eilenberg has been instrumental in the success of some of television’s biggest reality hits. His taste and his relationships within the talent community are both first rate and will be vital to our efforts to grow this new aspect of our business,” said Wright.