Jason Sarlanis Joins ABC as VP Alternative Series

Jason Sarlanis has been named veep of alternative series at ABC Entertainment Group.

Sarlanis previously was senior veepee of unscripted development at Ryan Seacrest Prods., where he managed the company’s largest franchise, “Keeping up With the Kardashians.”

At ABC, he will report to Lisa Berger, exec veep of alternative series, specials and latenight programming, and he will oversee development activities and current primetime programming in the alternative arena.

Prior to Ryan Seacrest Prods., Sarlanis was VP of original programming & series development for E!, where he oversaw shows like “The Soup” and “The Girls Next Door.”

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