Dan Berendsen: The Disney Channel’s go-to scribe wrote “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam,” which scored an impressive 8 million viewers. Now exec producing and writing one-hour series “Nine Lives” for ABC Family.
Lucas Cruikshank: His recent telepic “Fred: The Movie” nabbed more than 7 million viewers for Nickelodeon. Also signed a talent deal with the network.
Bill Hayes: The producer spent the last year tracking the health of the Duggars’ premature 19th child, Josie, across two seasons of “19 Kids and Counting.”
Paul Lee & Kate Juergens: Former ABC Family prexy Lee was upped to president of ABC Entertainment Group. ABC Family VP Juergens helped debut “Pretty Little Liars” to record ratings this summer.
Jeff (Swampy) Marsh & Dan Povenmire: The creators of top-rated toon “Phineas and Ferb” won a Daytime Emmy for animation writing.
The Men of “Wizards Waverly Place”: David Henrie continues his foray into TV with roles on “How I Met Your Mother” and “Easy to Assemble,” while Jake T. Austin has bigscreen dreams, with modest $1 million earner “The Perfect Game” and an animated voice role in “Rio.”
Ryan Murphy: The “Glee” showrunner took home Emmy for best comedy director for his work on the show’s pilot. Also directed Julia Roberts in “Eat Pray Love.”
Keke Palmer: Her Nickelodeon skein “True Jackson, VP” has slipped a bit in the ratings, though the multitalent plans to release an album through Interscope Records in 2011.
Shailene Woodley: Her “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” is still ABC Family’s top-watched program. Named one of Variety’s 2010 Power of Youth honorees.