Mike Pavone is WWE Studios executive VP

MUMBAI: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has named Mike Pavone as executive VP for WWE Studios.

Pavone will lead WWE Studios’ theatrical releases, direct-to-DVD movies and series along with reality programming. He will report directly to WWE chairman Vince McMahon.

Pavone brings with him more than 18 years of experience in the film and television industry having worked as a writer, producer, director and actor. His projects include titles such as: Prison Break (Fox), High Incident with Steven Spielberg (ABC), Jack and Jill (WB) and Against The Grain (NBC).

Since 2008, Pavone has been a strategic consultant to WWE’s creative writing department, collaborating on the company’s television programmes, Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.

McMahon says, “Mike brings a great combination of both filmed entertainment and television experience to his new role. We are confident that he can expand the breadth and depth of opportunities for WWE Studios“.

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