Programming

NBC Ups Vaughan to Executive VP of Special Programs and Late-Night Programming

Adds 'Tonight Show' oversight to go along with 'Late Night,' 'SNL', 'Last Call' 1/15/2013 12:38:03 PM Eastern

NBC has upped Doug Vaughan to executive VP of special
programs and late-night programming, it was announced Tuesday.

Vaughan will add oversight of The Tonight Show With Jay
Leno
, to go along with Saturday Night Live, Late Night With Jimmy
Fallon
and Last Call With Carson Daly. He will also serve as a liaison
between the news and entertainment divisions. Vaughan will continue to oversee
all specials, which recently included Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays,
Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas and Hurricane Sandy: Coming
Together
.

"Doug is in a league of his own when it comes to
putting together and nurturing NBC's entertaining and successful brand of
specials," said Paul Telegdy, president, alternative and late-night
programming.  "With his experience, versatility in programming and
keen eye for worthy projects, he has been a vital asset in overseeing our
specials and late night programming and is well-deserving of these
responsibilities and recognition."

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