Liz Gateley

Liz Gateley Brief Biography

Liz Gateley currently serves as senior vice president, series development, for MTV. Liz is also a founding partner and co-owner, along with Tony DiSanto, of DiGa, a studio and production company hybrid. In what Liz describes as her "dream job," she is responsible for leading the development of ground-breaking new weekly and daily series for the channel including both scripted and reality projects.

Ms. Gateley is probably best known for creating the game-changing hit reality series, Laguna Beach, inspired by her childhood growing up in Palos Verdes, California. It was the first thing she pitched at MTV back in 2003, the summer in which she started, and she went on to serve as executive producer of that series. Her next creation was 8th & Ocean, which also went on to become a hit series for MTV. Since then, she has developed a diverse slate of hits series for the network, which most recently included Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant, on which she also served as executive producer. Ms. Gateley has successfully expanded MTV programming to include hit shows such as The Hills, Randy Jackson Presents America's Next Best Dance Crew, The Buried Life, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, Nitro Circus, The City, Human Giant and Run's House as well as the revealing 2009 documentary, Britney Spears: For the Record which kicked off Britney's comeback.

Liz Gateley News

• Yolanda Hadid, Anjelica Huston, Elizabeth Smart working on Lifetime projects
• Yolanda Hadid to host new 'Model Moms' Lifetime reality show
• Madonna named Billboard's 2016 Woman of the Year
• 'UnReal' renewed for third season by Lifetime

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