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TLC Names Daniels As General Manager

TLC has promoted Nancy Daniels to general manager of TLC, replacing Amy Winter, who stepped down last month.

Daniels was most recently executive VP of production and development for Discovery Channel and general manager of Discovery Fit & Health. At TLC, she will be based in the company's Los Angeles office and report to Eileen O'Neill, group president of Discovery and TLC Networks.

"Nancy is a talented creative executive, a motivating team leader, and a risk-taking problem solver, with a track record of success that makes her a perfect fit to lead the TLC brand forward," said O'Neill.

As GM, Daniels will oversee programming production, development, new media and marketing for Discovery Communications' female flagship network, including series such as Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Breaking Amish and Say Yes to the Dress. It's a return to TLC for Daniels, who previously served as its senior VP of production and development, overseeing the launch of Cake Boss, The Little Couple, Sister Wives and Sarah Palin's Alaska.

She joined first joined the company at Discovery Studios in 2007 after serving as VP of alternative series development at CBS and as an independent producer.