Ardaban’s Chachi Senior Joins Spike TV as SVP of Originals

LOS ANGELES: Chachi Senior, who previously served as CEO of Ardaban, has been named senior VP of original series at Spike TV.

Senior will lead Spike TV’s non-scripted development team and will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day department activities that will further broaden and expand Spike’s audience. Senior has launched numerous successful formats, including Chopped, Momentum, Randy Jackson Presents Lovesong, Winsanity and No Kitchen Required. Before launching Ardaban, Senior served as co-president of IAC’s Notional, where he headed up the creation, sale and content production of numerous formats for global distribution.

“Chachi is a respected veteran in this industry, with a proven track record of leading talented teams to success,” said Sharon Levy, Spike’s executive VP of original series. “Chachi joins Spike at an exciting time as the network continues to attract a gender-balanced audience with hit non-scripted series.”

Senior said, “I am thrilled to be joining the Spike team. As the ever-evolving cable TV network landscape jockeys its way into the future, Spike is perfectly positioned to provide the winning vantage point for viewers.”