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Twentieth Boutique Adds Three

Brett Weitz, Shaleen Desai and Marci Wiseman all have joined Twentieth Century Fox's new boutique production company, fox 21.

 Weitz, who will be vice president of development at fox 21, moves over from TCFTV, where he was director of drama development.
While there, he worked on Fox summer drama North Shore. Desai is director of development, coming over from the Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, where he was a comedy segment producer.

Wiseman was hired as consultant of business affairs. She has been an independent consultant to companies such as Fox, 20th Century Television and NBC for the past four years.
All three will report to Jane Leisner, who heads the production company.

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.