Prod'n attorney Diacovo, TNT exec Watkins get call

HOLLYWOOD — Warner Bros. TV has tapped Nannette Diacovo veepee of legal affairs, and Odetta Watkins has joined the company as director of current programming.

Diacovo serves as production attorney on Warner Bros. TV series including “The West Wing” and “Without a Trace.” Exec joined the studio in 1999 as director of legal.

“It’s my pleasure to acknowledge Nan’s vast contributions to the WBTV legal team,” said Marjorie Neufeld, senior VP and general counsel at Warner Bros. TV.

Watkins joins Warner Bros. TV from TNT, where she was director of original series programming, overseeing projects such as “Witchblade.”

At the studio, she’ll handle series including “Everwood” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway.” Watkins’ hire was made by Melinda Hage, senior VP of current programming at Warner Bros. TV.

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