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TV Network and Cable Casting Departments

April 14, 2010


Listed below are the studios and offices for network and cable television.

NETWORKS

ABC Entertainment Casting

LA office:
500 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91521-4651
PHONE: 818-560-1000

NY office:
157 Columbus Ave., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10023          

STAFF
Keli Lee - Executive VP, Casting, ABC Entertainment & TV
Ayo Davis - VP, Casting
Sandi Logan - VP, Casting
Claudia Ramsumair - VP, Casting
Randi Chugerman - Executive Director, Casting
John Villacorta - Director, Casting
Marcello Bellisario - Manager, Casting
Karen Noble - Manager, Casting
Peachy Pascual - Casting Coordinator
Marci Phillips - Executive Director, Primetime Casting, East Coast     
John Ort -     Coordinator, Primetime Casting, East Coast

CBS Television Casting        

LA office:
c/o CBS Studio Center
4024 Radford Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604
PHONE: 818-655-1500

NY office:
51 W. 52nd St., 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
PHONE: 212-975-3851     

STAFF         
Peter Golden - Executive VP, Talent & Casting, CBS Network Television Entertainment Group
Lucy Cavallo - VP, Casting
Karen Church - VP, Casting
Amy Herzig - VP, Casting, East Coast (NY)
Fern Orenstein - VP, Casting
Katharina Eggman - Director, Casting (NY)
Marilyn Fischer - Assistant to Peter Golden/Sr. Talent Coordinator
Stephanie Shelton - Coordinator (NY)

The CW Casting

3300 W. Olive Ave., 3rd Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-977-2500     

STAFF         
Lori Openden - Executive VP, Talent & Casting
Dana Theodoratos - VP, Talent & Casting
Liz Winter - Casting Coordinator

Fox Broadcasting Company Casting

LA office:      
10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 100
Los Angeles, CA 90035
PHONE: 310-369-1000    

NY office:      
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
PHONE: 212-556-2400
 
STAFF         
Marcia Shulman - Executive VP, Casting
Bob Huber - Sr. VP, Casting
Amy Christopher - VP, East Coast Casting
Austin Sayles - Manager, Casting
Tess Sanchez - Director, Casting
Clint Alexander - Manager, East Coast Casting

NBC Universal Primetime Entertainment Casting

LA office:      
100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 1320, Ste. 1D
Universal City, CA 91608     
PHONE: 818-777-0235     

NY office:
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Ste. 1623 E.
New York, NY 10112
PHONE: 212-664-5517

STAFF         
Grace Wu - Exec. VP, Casting (LA)
Brian Dorfman - VP, Casting (LA)
Jennifer McNamara - VP, Casting (NY)
Teri Dean - Director, Casting (LA)
Kendra C. Carter - Director, Talent Diversity Initiatives
Shannon Chavers - Coordinator, Talent Diversity Initiatives
Trey Lawson - Coordinator, Casting (NY)
Patrick Dixon - Coordinator, Casting (LA)/Assistant to Grace Wu
Anthony Kraus - Coordinator, Casting (LA)/Assistant to Brian Dorfman and Teri Dean

CABLE

ABC Family        
3800 W. Alameda Ave., Ste. 440
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-973-4366     
    
STAFF
Elizabeth Boykewich - VP, Casting, Series & Movies

Comcast Entertainment Group Casting (E1, G4, Style Network)       
5750 Wilshire Blvd., 4th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90036     
PHONE: 323-954-2400     
    
STAFF         
Blythe Cappello - VP, Talent Development & Casting, E!
Annie Roberts - Casting Director, Talent Development & Casting, E!
Laurie Kantor Finn - Exec. Director, Talent & Casting, G4
Joni Preece - Coordinator, Talent & Casting, G4
Tiffany Reyes - Talent & Casting Manager, Style Network
Tara Flanagan - Talent & Casting Director, Style Network

Comedy Central        

NY address:
345 Hudson St., 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10019     
PHONE: 212-767-8600     

LA office:
2600 Colorado Ave., 4th Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404     
PHONE: 310-407-4700     

STAFF         
JoAnn Grigioni - VP, Talent, East Coast
Anne Harris - Director, Talent, East Coast
Toni Magon - Director, Talent, West Coast

Discovery Networks Talent & Casting (Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel)  

LA office:    
10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90067     
PHONE: 310-975-1699     

East Coast office:
One Discovery Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910     
PHONE: 240-662-2000

STAFF         
Andrew Strauser - Director, Talent Development & Casting, TLC
Terry Danuser - Director, Talent Development & Casting
Todd Miller - Director, Talent Development & Casting (MD)
Gretchen Palek - Director, Talent Development & Casting (MD)

Disney Channels Worldwide Casting (Disney Channel/DisneyXD)
3800 W. Alameda Ave., 21st Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505
PHONE: 818-973-4086
 
STAFF         
Judy Taylor - VP, Casting & Talent Relations
Cornelia Frame - Executive Director, Casting & Talent Relations
Leah Buono - Director, Casting
Carla Gambles - Production Coordinator
Michelle Calderon - Casting Assistant

MTV Talent & Casting        

LA office:
2600 Colorado Ave., 1st Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PHONE: 310-752-8000     

East Coast office:
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036     
PHONE: 212-258-8000

STAFF         
Randy Sosin - Sr. VP, Casting & Talent for Series
Jessica Zalkind - VP, Talent & Casting (NY)
Jonathan Piccirillo - Director, West Coast Talent & Casting
Jonathan Groce - Manager, West Coast Talent & Casting
Lauren Zins - Manager, East Coast Talent & Casting (NY)

Nickelodeon Casting

LA office:      
2600 Colorado Ave., 2nd Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PHONE: 310-752-8402     

NY office:
1515 Broadway, 38th Fl.
New York, NY 10036     
PHONE: 212-258-7500
    
STAFF         
Paula Kaplan - Executive VP, Talent & Casting
Doug Cohn - Sr. VP, Music & Talent
Shelly Sumpter Gillyard - Sr. VP, Talent for Nickelodeon & MTV Networks Kids & Family Group
Justin Antony - VP, Talent
Sharon Chazin Lieblein, CSA - VP, Talent & Casting
Sarah Noonan - VP, Animation Talent
Jill Greenberg Sands - VP, Talent & Casting (NY)
Ivan Heredia - Director, Music & Talent
Wendy Siegel - Director, Talent & Casting
Leslie Zaslower - Director, Talent & Casting, Nick Jr. & Noggin (NY)
Julie Rose - Manager, Talent & Casting
Michelle Levitt - Director of Talent, Nick Preschool (NY)
Christina Marano - Manager of Talent, Nick Preschool (NY)
Rachel Osborne - Casting Coordinator
Danielle Pretsfelder - Promo Coordinator (NY)
Natasha Desruisseaux - Coordinator, Music & Talent
Susana Martinez - Talent Coordinator

Showtime Networks Talent & Casting        
10880 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90024     
PHONE: 310-234-5237    

STAFF
Beth Klein, CSA - Sr. VP, Talent & Casting
Trisha Debski - Manager, Talent & Casting
Jesse Gomez - Casting Assistant

TBS/TNT    
3500 W. Olive Ave., 15th Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-977-1319     
    
STAFF         
Lisa Freiberger - Casting Director
Kiki Ruud - Assistant

Universal Cable Productions        
10 Universal City Plaza, 14th Fl.
Universal City, CA 91608     
PHONE: 818-777-4654     
 
STAFF         
Steven O'Neill - Sr. VP, Casting, USA & Syfy
Brad DeLima - Casting Coordinator, USA & Syfy

VH1 Talent and Casting        
2600 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404     
PHONE: 310-752-8345     

STAFF
Stacy Alexander - Sr. VP, Casting, Talent & Creative Development
Romy Stutman - Director, Casting

***************

The following cable networks do not have any in-house casting executives. Please see the Backstage production charts for casting info on specific shows (shows that film and cast overseas are not included)

A&E
AMC
Cartoon Network
FX
HBO
Lifetime
Oxygen
Spike TV
Starz
TV Land



TV Network and Cable Casting Departments

April 14, 2010


Listed below are the studios and offices for network and cable television.

NETWORKS

ABC Entertainment Casting

LA office:
500 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91521-4651
PHONE: 818-560-1000

NY office:
157 Columbus Ave., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10023          

STAFF
Keli Lee - Executive VP, Casting, ABC Entertainment & TV
Ayo Davis - VP, Casting
Sandi Logan - VP, Casting
Claudia Ramsumair - VP, Casting
Randi Chugerman - Executive Director, Casting
John Villacorta - Director, Casting
Marcello Bellisario - Manager, Casting
Karen Noble - Manager, Casting
Peachy Pascual - Casting Coordinator
Marci Phillips - Executive Director, Primetime Casting, East Coast     
John Ort -     Coordinator, Primetime Casting, East Coast

CBS Television Casting        

LA office:
c/o CBS Studio Center
4024 Radford Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604
PHONE: 818-655-1500

NY office:
51 W. 52nd St., 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
PHONE: 212-975-3851     

STAFF         
Peter Golden - Executive VP, Talent & Casting, CBS Network Television Entertainment Group
Lucy Cavallo - VP, Casting
Karen Church - VP, Casting
Amy Herzig - VP, Casting, East Coast (NY)
Fern Orenstein - VP, Casting
Katharina Eggman - Director, Casting (NY)
Marilyn Fischer - Assistant to Peter Golden/Sr. Talent Coordinator
Stephanie Shelton - Coordinator (NY)

The CW Casting

3300 W. Olive Ave., 3rd Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-977-2500     

STAFF         
Lori Openden - Executive VP, Talent & Casting
Dana Theodoratos - VP, Talent & Casting
Liz Winter - Casting Coordinator

Fox Broadcasting Company Casting

LA office:      
10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 100
Los Angeles, CA 90035
PHONE: 310-369-1000    

NY office:      
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
PHONE: 212-556-2400
 
STAFF         
Marcia Shulman - Executive VP, Casting
Bob Huber - Sr. VP, Casting
Amy Christopher - VP, East Coast Casting
Austin Sayles - Manager, Casting
Tess Sanchez - Director, Casting
Clint Alexander - Manager, East Coast Casting

NBC Universal Primetime Entertainment Casting

LA office:      
100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 1320, Ste. 1D
Universal City, CA 91608     
PHONE: 818-777-0235     

NY office:
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Ste. 1623 E.
New York, NY 10112
PHONE: 212-664-5517

STAFF         
Grace Wu - Exec. VP, Casting (LA)
Brian Dorfman - VP, Casting (LA)
Jennifer McNamara - VP, Casting (NY)
Teri Dean - Director, Casting (LA)
Kendra C. Carter - Director, Talent Diversity Initiatives
Shannon Chavers - Coordinator, Talent Diversity Initiatives
Trey Lawson - Coordinator, Casting (NY)
Patrick Dixon - Coordinator, Casting (LA)/Assistant to Grace Wu
Anthony Kraus - Coordinator, Casting (LA)/Assistant to Brian Dorfman and Teri Dean

CABLE

ABC Family        
3800 W. Alameda Ave., Ste. 440
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-973-4366     
    
STAFF
Elizabeth Boykewich - VP, Casting, Series & Movies

Comcast Entertainment Group Casting (E1, G4, Style Network)       
5750 Wilshire Blvd., 4th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90036     
PHONE: 323-954-2400     
    
STAFF         
Blythe Cappello - VP, Talent Development & Casting, E!
Annie Roberts - Casting Director, Talent Development & Casting, E!
Laurie Kantor Finn - Exec. Director, Talent & Casting, G4
Joni Preece - Coordinator, Talent & Casting, G4
Tiffany Reyes - Talent & Casting Manager, Style Network
Tara Flanagan - Talent & Casting Director, Style Network

Comedy Central        

NY address:
345 Hudson St., 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10019     
PHONE: 212-767-8600     

LA office:
2600 Colorado Ave., 4th Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404     
PHONE: 310-407-4700     

STAFF         
JoAnn Grigioni - VP, Talent, East Coast
Anne Harris - Director, Talent, East Coast
Toni Magon - Director, Talent, West Coast

Discovery Networks Talent & Casting (Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel)  

LA office:    
10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90067     
PHONE: 310-975-1699     

East Coast office:
One Discovery Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910     
PHONE: 240-662-2000

STAFF         
Andrew Strauser - Director, Talent Development & Casting, TLC
Terry Danuser - Director, Talent Development & Casting
Todd Miller - Director, Talent Development & Casting (MD)
Gretchen Palek - Director, Talent Development & Casting (MD)

Disney Channels Worldwide Casting (Disney Channel/DisneyXD)
3800 W. Alameda Ave., 21st Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505
PHONE: 818-973-4086
 
STAFF         
Judy Taylor - VP, Casting & Talent Relations
Cornelia Frame - Executive Director, Casting & Talent Relations
Leah Buono - Director, Casting
Carla Gambles - Production Coordinator
Michelle Calderon - Casting Assistant

MTV Talent & Casting        

LA office:
2600 Colorado Ave., 1st Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PHONE: 310-752-8000     

East Coast office:
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036     
PHONE: 212-258-8000

STAFF         
Randy Sosin - Sr. VP, Casting & Talent for Series
Jessica Zalkind - VP, Talent & Casting (NY)
Jonathan Piccirillo - Director, West Coast Talent & Casting
Jonathan Groce - Manager, West Coast Talent & Casting
Lauren Zins - Manager, East Coast Talent & Casting (NY)

Nickelodeon Casting

LA office:      
2600 Colorado Ave., 2nd Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PHONE: 310-752-8402     

NY office:
1515 Broadway, 38th Fl.
New York, NY 10036     
PHONE: 212-258-7500
    
STAFF         
Paula Kaplan - Executive VP, Talent & Casting
Doug Cohn - Sr. VP, Music & Talent
Shelly Sumpter Gillyard - Sr. VP, Talent for Nickelodeon & MTV Networks Kids & Family Group
Justin Antony - VP, Talent
Sharon Chazin Lieblein, CSA - VP, Talent & Casting
Sarah Noonan - VP, Animation Talent
Jill Greenberg Sands - VP, Talent & Casting (NY)
Ivan Heredia - Director, Music & Talent
Wendy Siegel - Director, Talent & Casting
Leslie Zaslower - Director, Talent & Casting, Nick Jr. & Noggin (NY)
Julie Rose - Manager, Talent & Casting
Michelle Levitt - Director of Talent, Nick Preschool (NY)
Christina Marano - Manager of Talent, Nick Preschool (NY)
Rachel Osborne - Casting Coordinator
Danielle Pretsfelder - Promo Coordinator (NY)
Natasha Desruisseaux - Coordinator, Music & Talent
Susana Martinez - Talent Coordinator

Showtime Networks Talent & Casting        
10880 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90024     
PHONE: 310-234-5237    

STAFF
Beth Klein, CSA - Sr. VP, Talent & Casting
Trisha Debski - Manager, Talent & Casting
Jesse Gomez - Casting Assistant

TBS/TNT    
3500 W. Olive Ave., 15th Fl.
Burbank, CA 91505     
PHONE: 818-977-1319     
    
STAFF         
Lisa Freiberger - Casting Director
Kiki Ruud - Assistant

Universal Cable Productions        
10 Universal City Plaza, 14th Fl.
Universal City, CA 91608     
PHONE: 818-777-4654     
 
STAFF         
Steven O'Neill - Sr. VP, Casting, USA & Syfy
Brad DeLima - Casting Coordinator, USA & Syfy

VH1 Talent and Casting        
2600 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404     
PHONE: 310-752-8345     

STAFF
Stacy Alexander - Sr. VP, Casting, Talent & Creative Development
Romy Stutman - Director, Casting

***************

The following cable networks do not have any in-house casting executives. Please see the Backstage production charts for casting info on specific shows (shows that film and cast overseas are not included)

A&E
AMC
Cartoon Network
FX
HBO
Lifetime
Oxygen
Spike TV
Starz
TV Land

 
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