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Nickelodeon Names Unscripted VP


Paul J. Medford has been tapped as VP of current unscripted series at Nickelodeon, where he will oversee a slate that includes the upcoming music competition America’s Most Musical Family.

Reporting to Rob Bagshaw, executive VP of unscripted content, Medford will operate out of Nickelodeon’s Burbank headquarters. His role includes managing the creative production process for unscripted content across all platforms.

His experience includes casting and producing such series as America’s Next Top Model, Project Runway and E!’s upcoming The Funny Dance Show. He began his career in front of the camera, including roles in the BBC soap EastEnders and a range of stage productions.

Bagshaw said, “Paul’s extensive experience in film, theater, television and music, together with his reputation and passion for unscripted content makes him an invaluable asset to Nickelodeon. We are thrilled to have him join our expanding unscripted division, creating a slate of exciting new content focused on co-viewing for a broad audience.”

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