As Head of Original Programming for Esquire Network, Matt Hanna oversees the network’s current development slate for original series and specials, creating first-run programming for the network across all genres and dayparts, including formats, reality, docu-series and competition. Hanna’s slate is focused on diverse program categories that appeal to the network’s core audience: style, entertainment, food, fashion, travel, competition, women, humor and more. Prior to Esquire Network, Hanna was Senior Vice President of Development at True Entertainment where he oversaw the development of Bravo’s top-rated series, Real Housewives of Atlanta and fashion series Dukes of Melrose, among others. Before joining True, Hanna worked at BermanBraun, where he headed their alternative development and developed and produced the reality competition series America’s Toughest Jobs with Thom Beers for NBC, the game show Duel for ABC. Hanna began his career in television at VH1, where he was Vice President, Development.
Speaking on: 30 Minutes With: Matt Hanna, Esquire Network (11:15am-11:45am)