Veteran producer Liz Gateley, behind such series as MTV's "Laguna Beach," has been tapped as Lifetime's new head of programming.
Her appointment marks a return to homebase. She got her start on the network's development team before her run at MTV, where she served as head of series development from 2003 to 2010.
Until now, Gateley has served as the co-founder of New York-based production company DiGa, with MTV's former head of programming Tony DiSanto. Her new position leaves the ITV-controlled production company, behind such hits as "Teen Wolf," in the hands of DiSanto.
At Lifetime, which is part of A+E Networks' portfolio of cable channels,...