Women in Television: Terry Wood

Nov 16, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Who: Terry Wood, president of creative affairs and development, CBS Television Distribution

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Why: Ms. Wood oversees production on CBS Television Distribution’s top-performing players, including “Dr. Phil,” “Entertainment Tonight” and “Judge Judy,” all of which rank near the top of their respective genres in syndication. She’s also in charge of new program development for CTD, launching “Dr. Phil” spinoff “The Doctors” this fall. “The Doctors” debuted as the highest- rated new talk show in syndication, and the second-highest-rated new five-day-a-week strip.

Despite new shows, she said, one major concern she has with some of CTD’s more established properties is staying relevant. Trying to stem that tide, she shifted “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider” into high-definition this season, installing them in a brand-new multimillion-dollar studio. “Consistency is the magic formula,” she said. “You don’t want to turn on the television one day and say, ‘Wow, what happened to that show?’”

What: CTD and Ms. Wood are looking toward the future, developing talk shows with Leah Remini and Valerie Bertinelli for next season. Ms. Wood said Ms. Bertinelli, a divorcee who has struggled with her weight, would be a comfortable fit for daytime. And Ms. Wood said she believes Ms. Remini has proven herself with online Web series “In the Motherhood,” which chronicled user-submitted stories about being a mom.

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