Terry Murphy Named Sole EP of ‘Nate Berkus'


Terry Murphy has been promoted to executive producer of Sony's The Nate Berkus Show, while Zev Shalev
has decided to transition to a development role and become an executive
consultant. Previously, the two were co-executive producers. (See related: Shalev to Produce ‘The Nate Berkus Show’ )

"We're thrilled with how The Nate Berkus Show is
coming together under Terry's guidance, and her ideas, energy and enthusiasm
will be invaluable as we prepare for launch," said Holly Jacobs, executive
vice president, U.S. reality and syndicated programming, Sony Pictures
Television, in a statement.  "We're excited for audiences to see what
we have in store for them this September."

"Zev has made great contributions to The Nate Berkus
and we look forward to working with him on some exciting development
projects in the future," said Valerie Schaer, executive vice president,
creative development, Harpo Studio, in a statement.

Prior to joining Nate Berkus, Murphy was a team
leader at CNBC, and served as an executive producer on CNBC's The Big Idea
with Donny Deutsch
. She's also executive produced Queen Latifah, Gordon
and Sally Jesse Raphael. She's written a book, Life in

Shalev formerly was an executive producer on CBS' The Early

Most recently, Murphy was at CNBC as a team leader and executive
producer on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.
She's also launched Queen
and The Gordon Elliott Show, among others, into first-run syndication, and she produced Sally
Jesse Raphael
. Also an author, Murphy's book Life in Rewind was
published in 2009.

Nate Berkus, a spin-off of Oprah, premieres
this fall in broadcast syndication.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for more than 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for The Global Entertainment Marketing Academy of Arts & Sciences (G.E.M.A.). 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.