Jbara Named to Exec Produce Sony’s ‘Behrendt’

Apr 5, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Dan Jbara has been named executive producer of Sony Pictures Television’s syndicated fall strip “The Greg Behrendt Show.” Melanie Chilek, senior VP of syndication and reality programming for SPT, made the announcement Wednesday.

Mr. Jbara served as executive producer on Sony’s “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!” and “Worst Case Scenario,” both of which were for cable network TBS. He also served as a producer on the syndicated newsmagazine “Hard Copy” and as the West Coast bureau chief for Fox’s “A Current Affair.”

“Behrendt” has also hired Janelle Fiorito as co-executive producer of the strip. She most recently served as a co-executive producer on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” and Fox’s “Renovate My Family.”