Reel One Entertainment Hires Barbara Fisher As EVP, Scripted Content

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Reel One Entertainment has hired former Hallmark and Lifetime executive Barbara Fisher to serve as their Executive Vice-President of Scripted Content.

“I’m thrilled to be working with Tom Berry and the talented team at Reel One Entertainment”, Fisher said in a statement. “It is an exciting and busy time for the company as we grow our television production slate.”

Barbara Fisher, who at one time oversaw originals for both Hallmark and Lifetime, joins Reel One from UP TV. At UP TV, she served Senior Vice President of Original Programming; overseeing UP’s slate of movies and series.

In her new role, Fisher will will lead Reel One’s development and production activities across all scripted content, overseeing a fast growing slate of commercial TV movies and TV series and working closely with key broadcasters and digital platforms.

She will based in Reel One’s Los Angeles office and will report to the indie’s CEO Tom Berry. Fisher will also help create and execute the next phase of the company’s growth strategy, working closely with Executive Vice President of Business Affairs Breanne Hartley and Executive Vice President of Distribution Sebastian Battro.