Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has named Rob Dauber an exec producer of “Ricki Lake,” joining the show’s two other exec producers, Garth Ancier and Gail Steinberg. Separately, Col named Sandra Fullerton director of the upcoming latenight strip “Vibe.”
Dauber comes to “Ricki Lake” from Telepictures Prods., where he most recently served as supervising producer of “In Person with Maureen O’Boyle,” which is not expected to return next season. “Ricki Lake” is entering its fifth season and has been upgraded for the fall to 5 p.m. in nine of the top 10 markets.
Fullerton is joining “Vibe” as director after having directed “The Arsenio Hall Show” for several years. She has also directed numerous musicvideos for Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Whitney Houston, as well as events such as “MTV Music Awards.”