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Nickelodeon Names Shauna Phelan Head of Live-Action Scripted Content

Nickelodeon has named Shauna Phelan as senior vice president of live-action scripted content, the kids’ network announced Monday.

Phelan joins Nickelodeon from Awesomeness, where she was formerly head of development and production, overseeing scripted and non-scripted series. In her new role, Phelan will oversee the development and production of all Nickelodeon scripted live-action content, as well as all live-action TV movies and specials. She will report to Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins.

“Shauna has an innate understanding of the youth audience and an eye for identifying great stories and characters and making them into generation-defining hits,” said Robbins. “We are excited to have Shauna bring her passion and creativity to Nickelodeon as we set the course for the brand’s next phase of innovation and success.”

In 2007, Phelan worked at Varsity Pictures alongside Robbins as his director of television development, where they developed the TV series “Blue Mountain State,” which ran

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