Discovery Networks International announced the creation of a new unit charged with creating content for TLC International, DNI's new flagship entertainment and lifestyle network targeting women 25-49.
Luis Silberwasser, SVP and international head of content, will run the new unit. He stated: "We will focus our efforts on creating distinct programming designed specifically for TLC on an
international and local level. That combination of content sources will establish a firm foundation to make TLC a true global success." Darcy Tomlin, vice president, programming, DNI, will run the
day-to-day operations for TLC International from Discovery's Silver Spring headquarters. Jon Sechrist, based in New York, will focus on the production and development of lifestyle programming across
all international markets. Sarah Thornton has been named head of development and production for TLC across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is based in London.