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Par TV adds 2 execs to programming unit

Freid, Grisanti will report to senior VP Russo

Paramount Network TV has made changes to its current programming department, recruiting execs Jennifer Grisanti and Jocelyn Freid.

Grisanti will serve as VP of current, while Freid joins as a consultant. Both will report to Paramount Network TV current programming senior VP Tom Russo.

The duo also will work closely with Par Network TV topper David Stapf and exec VP Maria Crenna.

Grisanti will oversee series including CBS’ “Numbers,” NBC’s “Medium” and USA’s “The 4400.”

Freid, meanwhile, will focus on UPN laffers “The Bad Girls’ Guide,” “Cuts” and “One on One.”

Grisanti joins Par from Spelling, where she was exec director of current programming, handling series including “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Melrose Place” and “Charmed.”

Freid segues from the Firm, where she was VP of comedy development. She’s also done stints at Warner Bros. TV, CBS and Columbia TriStar TV.

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