(August 16, 2013 – Burbank, CA) – Shed Media (majority-owned by Warner Bros. International Television Production) has announced two new hires to the development team of its U.S. arm, Dan Snook as Senior Vice President, Development and Dave Kuba as Vice President, Development, it was announced today by Pam Healey, General Manager, Shed U.S. Shed Media U.S. currently produces ten series across six networks, including “Who Do You Think You Are?,” which recently premiered its fourth season on TLC and is averaging nearly two million viewers each week. “Dan has always impressed me with his sharp instincts, intelligence and creativity,” said Healey. “He has a proven track record with cable and broadcast networks, and this makes him a perfect match to run Shed U.S.'s development team. Dave has an incredible mind for development and his enthusiasm for television is contagious. I'm thrilled to expand the team with this top talent. “Shed Media U.S. has a sterling reputation for discovering break-out TV talent and creating water cooler series. Dan and Dave will be instrumental in our effort to create more groundbreaking shows, and to expand our development into even more genres of unscripted,” added Healey. Snook was previously the SVP, Development at Firecracker Films working on such diverse programming as “Gypsy Sisters” on TLC, “Zombie Apocalypse” on Discovery, and “The Preachers Wives” on Lifetime. Before that, he was the SVP at Eyeworks USA and developed such hit shows as “Bar Rescue” on Spike, “I Used to be Fat” on MTV, and “Extreme Make-over: Weight Loss Edition” on ABC. Snook holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Southern California and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Tisch at New York University. Kuba joins Shed Media U.S. from High Noon Entertainment, where he was Senior Director of Development and developed such shows as “Collection Intervention” on SyFy, “Making Mr. Right” on VH1, and the upcoming “Catch and Release” on The Discovery Channel. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Television, Radio, and Film Production from Syracuse University, Kuba worked as a freelance producer for ten years. Working on a wide range of programming for networks and production companies including; FOX, NBC, VH1, Bunim/Murray, Mark Burnett, Next Entertainment, and Telepictures. Shed Media U.S. boasts a prolific and diversified line of programs that range from character-driven docu-soaps to transformation formats to serial arc competition elimination. Their growing list of 200 employees will deliver over 150 hours of finished television programs this year. Among their productions are, “The Real Housewives of New York,” currently shooting its sixth season for Bravo, “Hollywood Exes,” currently airing its second season on VH1, “Basketball Wives” premiering its fifth season, August 19 on VH1, “Styled to Rock,” premiering this fall on Style Network, “It Takes a Choir,” also premiering this fall on USA, and “Game of Crowns” which was just ordered for Bravo.