Food Network & Cooking Channel Up Todd Weiser


Todd Weiser has been promoted to the role of senior VP of programming and development at Food Network and Cooking Channel.

Weiser, who will report to Food Network President Courtney White, joined the company in 2013 as VP of programming and development. In the post, he launched such hit franchises as Holiday Baking Championship, Halloween Baking Championship, Christmas Cookie Challenge and was behind the relaunch of Restaurant: Impossible. Previously, Weiser was the director of program development at Animal Planet.

“Todd brings an expertise in creating smart, innovative and audience-pleasing content,” said White. “Having the most creative team in place to help lead our development and programming slate remains our top priority and I am excited to see what new and delicious fun Todd brings to this newly expanded role.”