TVGN (TV Guide Network) has announced the appointment of David Mandell as executive VP and general counsel effective immediately.
Mandell, who has held top legal executive roles at Mandalay Digital Group and Gemstar-TV Guide, will oversee all legal matters for TVGN, reporting to Dennis Miller, president of Operations, TVGN and Brad Schwartz, president of Entertainment and Media, TVGN.
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“David is a best-in-class legal advisor who brings a wealth of experience in negotiating content production, acquisition and distribution matters,” said Dennis Miller, president of Operations, TVGN.
“He will play a critical role at TVGN, as we continue building the network with new original programming and expanding our distribution footprint in full-screen and HD.”
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Based in Los Angeles, Mandell will be responsible for overseeing all of TVGN’s business and legal affairs, including corporate development, content distribution agreements, production and programming acquisition deals, and intellectual property rights.
Mandell earned his J.D. at University of Miami School of Law and a B.A. at the University of Florida.
TVGN (TV Guide Network) is an entertainment network owned by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF).