Discovery Communications has named Nancy Daniels General Manager of Discovery Fit & Health, heading all operations for the network, including development and programming — that according to an exclusive report filed by Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva.
The GM role represents an expansion of Ms. Daniel’s responsibilities. Ms. Daniels will remain Executive Vice President Production and Development, West for Discovery Channel, overseeing all aspects of development and programming for Discovery Channel that originate from the network’s West Coast offices. In addition, Ms. Daniels oversees all live events. Daniels is based in Los Angeles and reports to Eileen O’Neill, Group President Discovery and TLC Networks. Discovery Fit & Health had been without a dedicated top executive since SVP Rita Mullin last year moved to sister network OWN where she is head of programming.