Showtime Appoints Senior VP of Original Programming


Showtime Networks has promoted Jessie Dicovitsky to senior VP of original programming.

Dicovitsky, based in Showtime’s offices in West Hollywood, works across the development and production of comedy, drama and documentary programming. She has creative oversight of upcoming dramas American Gigolo (created by David Hollander, starring Jon Bernthal), Three Women (created by author Lisa Taddeo, starring Shailene Woodley) and Halo (airing on Paramount+).

This year, Dicovitsky worked on the new comedy series Flatbush Misdemeanors and oversaw acquisitions of Wakefield and We Hunt Together.

During her tenure at Showtime, she has also overseen the Emmy Award-winning Shameless, The L Word: Generation Q, Black Monday and Episodes. In terms of documentaries, she has overseen The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, among others.

Dicovitsky reports to Amy Israel, executive VP of scripted programming.

“Jessie Dicovitsky has been a tremendous asset to our dynamic original programming team,” Israel said. “Her incisive development and production skills, her feel for what will resonate with our audiences and her advocacy for artists and their shows have made her invaluable to our network.”