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Shauna Phelan Joins Nickelodeon As Svp Live-Action Scripted Content

New Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins is starting to build his programming team with the hire of longtime close associate Shauna Phelan in the newly created position as Svp, Live-Action Scripted Content, for the Nickelodeon Group. Based in Burbank, she will oversee the development and production of all Nickelodeon scripted live-action content, as well as all live-action TV movies and specials, reporting to 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.”

Phelan first worked for Robbins in 2007 when she joined his Varsity Pictures as Director of Television Development. The two developed the TV series Blue Mountain State, which ran for three seasons on Spike TV,

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