Fox Family adopts two

Resh, Smith are development veeps, reality-based p'gramming

NEW YORK — Fox Family Channel has hired Julie Resh and Daniel R. Smith for the newly created positions of vice presidents, development, reality-based programming & specials.

In their new positions, Resh and Smith will work on developing the primetime reality-based programming for the cable network, which will relaunch as Fox Family Channel on Aug. 15. The network is currently known as The Family Channel.

Resh joins Fox Family from her position as VP, television production and development at Dove Four Point, where she was executive producer of “Amazing America” and executive in charge of production on “Make Me Laugh” for Comedy Central. Previously, Resh was VP of television production at the Samuel Goldwyn Co., where she served for six seasons as executive in charge of production on “American Gladiators” and oversaw the development and production of all Goldwyn TV series, including “Gladiators 2000,” “Flipper,” “Why Didn’t I Think of That” and “GamePro.”

Prior to joining Fox Family, Smith was VP of TV production at the Samuel Goldwyn Co., where he supervised “American Gladiators” and developed “Secrets of the Cryptkeeper’s Haunted House” and the new “Flipper.”