Hiring of Mark Levine and Madeline Langlieb is part of significant expansion in the development of next-gen TV and video offerings
Posted: October 26, 2021 at 10:55 a.m. EDT|Update: 42 minutes ago
BOSTON, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – America’s Test Kitchen today announced it has hired two seasoned television executives, Marc Levine as Vice President, Television, Video and Podcasting, and Madeline Langlieb, as Senior Director of Television Development. Both positions are newly created and part of an ambitious effort to expand the reach of America’s Test Kitchen brand. The company is increasing its overall workforce by 25%.
“The hiring of Mark and Madeline is further proof of our expansion into the TV programming market for networks and platforms such as PBS, Pluto, Amazon’s IMDB, as well as our commitment to continue to strengthen and inspire trust, community and creativity in the kitchen, ”said David Nussbaum, President and CEO of America’s Test Kitchen.
Marc Levine is a media industry veteran, having most recently served as Vice President of Content at Magnolia Network where he developed and oversaw content creation for the brand created by Chip and Joanna Gaines. Prior to that, Levine spent over 10 years at the Food Network where he was vice president of programming and digital and created and developed hit series such as Children’s Pastry Championship and was the architect of Rachel vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off, America’s Worst Cooks, and Relentless cooking with Alton Brown. Levine has held senior digital marketing positions at SyFy Channel and ABC Daytime. In his new role, Levine will be responsible for leading the evolution of America’s Test Kitchen’s media business strategy, which includes the launch of new children’s and adult TV shows and new video and podcast content.
Madeline Langlieb is a Programming and Development Manager with over 10 years of experience in the production and development of Emmy Award nominated, unscripted lifestyle and unscripted content primarily in the food industry. While serving as Director of Programming and Development at the Food Network, Langlieb was the Director of Programming in charge of shows including: Diners Drive-Ins & Dives, Kids Baking Championship, Spring Baking Championship, Man v. Food, Triple D Nation, Carnival Eats, America’s Best Baker, and Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge. In her role as Senior Director of Television Development at America’s Test Kitchen, Langlieb will be responsible for developing and launching new cross-platform television / video concepts.
“Our two flagship shows are currently watched by 4 million viewers every week on public television and millions more on streaming platforms. Mark and Madeline will help us capitalize on this success and create new shows reaching new ones. public. ” noted Jack Bishop, Creative Director of America’s Test Kitchen.
About America’s Test Kitchen
America’s Test Kitchen has been teaching home cooks how to be successful in the kitchen since 1993. Our mission is to empower and inspire confidence, community and creativity in the kitchen. Millions of people watch our two shows on public television, read our two flagship magazines (Cook’s Illustrated and Country of cooks) and rely on our books, websites, videos and podcasts. America’s Test Kitchen is located in a state-of-the-art Boston facility with 15,000 square feet of test kitchen and studio space. Over 50 cook testers exhaustively test the recipes until we come up with the best version. A panel of 60,000 highly engaged volunteer home cooks provide detailed feedback on our recipes so we know they work every time. We also evaluate supermarket cookware and ingredients to help home cooks select the best quality products. The The American test kitchen TV show launched in 2001, and the company added a second TV program, Country of cooks, in 2008. America’s Test Kitchen Kids launched in 2018 and offers books, subscription boxes, and a website to educate the next generation of home cooks. Learn more about https://www.americacastestkitchen.com/.
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