Circosta Promoted at Telepictures

Chris Circosta has been promoted to vice president of production at Telepictures Productions.

In his new job, Circosta will be responsible for the production of such network, syndication and cable shows as ABC's The Bachelor franchise, TBS' Gilligan's Island, The WB's Big Man on Campus and High School Reunion and CBS' The Will.

Circosta has been with Telepictures since 2000, working on shows such as Rosie O'Donnell, Queen Latifah, Slamball and Are You Hot? Prior to joining Telepictures, Circosta spent three years at USA Networks. He also ran his own production company and owned Studio West in Santa Monica, Calif.

Telepictures, part of Warner Bros. Domestic Television, produces reality and alternative programming for broadcast and cable networks as well as syndication. Included on Telepictures' slate are The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Larry Elder Show, Celebrity Justice, elimiDate, Street Smarts, Judge Greg Mathis and Extra.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.