Vh1's Christina Norman elevated as MTV president

MUMBAI: Christina Norman, the highly regarded president of Vh1, has been given a much more high profile role within MTV Networks. The African American media whiz was yesterday named president of MTV: Music Television.

Stepping into her shoes as it were is Tom Calderone, who has been named general manager of Vh1. Calderone has served at MTV and MTV 2 as executive vice president, music programming and talent.

Norman fills a position that has been lying vacant since October. As president, Norman will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership, strategy and management of MTV. She will also oversee and direct: business development, research, marketing and promotion, finance, communications and human resources and will partner with the respective general managers on the overall strategic direction of MTV2, mtvU, MTV Espanol, MTV Hits and MTV Jams, informs a media release.

In addition, Norman will help manage MTV's new media efforts, with the digital media group, including and MTV She will also be responsible for MTV's strategy around new business initiatives and consumer products under the MTV brand.

At Vh1, Norman has been credited with revamping the programming and enhancing creative development and the networks on-air image.

As for Calderone, he had overseen the development of music franchises such as Spankin' New Music, and MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups.

Calderone also played a key role in the renewed MTV2 by shepherding new programming as the underground hit Wonder Showzen, the music performance series Discover and Download and music blocks Sucker Free Sundays and Subterranean.

Both Norman and Calderone will continue to be based in New York and report to MTV Networks president Van Toffler.

Latest Reads
A+E Networks | TV18 launches FYI TV18 HD

AETN18, the joint venture between A+E Networks and Network18 has planned to launch the high definition (HD) version of the contemporary lifestyle entertainment channel—FYITV18 on 18 October 2018.

Television TV Channels Specialised and Niche
Tata Communication, European Tour show how VR can transform golf

The European Tour and Tata Communications have completed the world’s first test of live 360° video in 8K Ultra High Definition – the highest resolution in digital television on 16 October 2018.

Television TV Channels Sports
Kids most benefited genre in Chrome DM week 41

MUMBAI: With a growth of 0.72 per cent as compared to last week (40), the kids genre marked the highest opportunity to see (OTS) among all categories in week 41 of Chrome Data Analytics & Media. In the kids genre, Nickelodeon gained the highest OTS with 91 per cent in All India 1 Lakh+ market....

Television TV Channels Viewership
Prepare for three months of fireworks as COLORS SUPER premieres Bigg Boss Kannada – Season 6

Television viewing has never been the same, since the introduction of reality programming kingpin

Television TV Channels Regional
Star Bharat brings Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2 with a new mystery

India has had age old history associated with myths legends folklore and one of the biggest myth has been that of the curses.

Television TV Channels GECs
Industry Honchos Uday Kotak, Rajnish Kumar and Kalpana Morparia come together to identify the winners of IBLA 2019

CNBC-TV18’s most-awaited marquee property, The India Business Leaders Awards will be conducting a jury meet along with an informative and insightful panel discussion on Today at Trident BKC, Mumbai, 2:30 pm.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
News18 India Unveils Two New Shows- “Ye Desh Hai Humara” and “Akhada”

Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in 5 states including MP & Rajasthan and general elections next year

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Zee Telugu Announces World Television Premiere of Allu Arjun starrer Naa Peru Surya

Filling this weekend with patriotism, action and drama, Zee Telugu is here with a world television premiere movie of a young man discovering himself while finding the right balance between serving his country and overcoming the hurdles thrown at him due to the power struggles in place.

Television TV Channels Regional
BTVI endeavors to increase financial literacy across India through Money Mantra

Business Television India (BTVI), India’s Premier English Business News Channel, introduces a multicity initiative - Money Mantra which is an effort to expand the financial awareness and literacy by bringing together, personal financial experts and mutual fund experts close to the common man and...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories