Diller’s QVC inks pact with Chao

Barry Diller’s QVC Network has confirmed a deal with former Fox News prez Stephen Chao to create shows and products for Q2 — its newly announced shopping/programming service — as well as act as a consultant to its overall development.

The company said Chao would work in a “producer/merchant role” to generate shows and products with a “distinct California point of view.” He’ll work with Q 2 president Candice Carpenter, who was named to the post last month at the same time the reports of Chao’s affiliation with the new service surfaced (Daily Variety, July 20).

Chao worked for Diller at Fox Inc.

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