Exec to o'see development, sales

Peter J. Schankowitz has joined Film Roman as president of TV programming and development.

He’ll oversee all aspects of the company’s TV development and sales, including developing series and specials (both live-action and animation) and bringing them to the marketplace.

He’ll report to chief operating officer Jon Vein.

Schankowitz most recently was senior development exec for Jonathan Goodson Prods., where he was responsible for creating and exec producing the company’s reality and game projects. While there, he developed Buena Vista TV’s “House Calls,” which bows this fall.

Before that, he was a freelance producer and worked on such shows as “The Magic Hour” and “The Gordon Elliott Show” and numerous VH1 programs such as “Behind the Music,” as well as numerous awards shows and Court TV fare.

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