George, Shaftel move up at reality unit
Reality shingle Leftfield Pictures is promoting David George to V.P. of programming and Rob Shaftel to V.P. of development.George, who joined Leftfield last year after 12 years at MTV, is currently exec producer on “Oddities” for Science Channel and the upcoming skein “Ready to Wear” for Bravo. Shaftel has managed Leftfield’s development slate since joining the company in 2009. He has overseen development on series such as “American Restoration” for History and “Oddities.” “Both David and Rob have been instrumental in developing and overseeing Leftfield series across varied genres and networks,These promotions are incredibly well-deserved and we look forward to continuing to work together on our broadening production slate,” said Leftfield topper Brent Montgomery. Leftfield also has “Pawn Stars” at History.