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MTV Taps Clay Spencer, Justin Levy to Oversee Scripted Programming

The cable network has been ramping up its scripted efforts over the past year, with new fare including "Skins" and the upcoming "Teen Wolf."

MTV said Monday that Clay Spencer and Justin Levy will lead the network's scripted programming efforts.

Both serve as vp scripted series. Spencer recently joined the network, while Levy has been there since July 2008.

MTV has been ramping up its scripted programming efforts over the past year. The network has launched such shows as The Hard Times of RJ Berger and developed n ew scripted fare including Skins, Teen Wolf, This is Awkward, I Just Want My Pants Back and Good Vibes.

The network, under MTV programming head David Janollari, is aiming to diversify its programming slate with shows in several genres, including scripted, animation, music, reality, comedy and movies.

Levy and Spencer will oversee the development and production of MTV's current scripted series as well as the development of future pilots and series. They will report to Janollari.

Levy previously was vp and head of television at Film44, where his duties included production oversight of Friday Night Lights. Before that, he was director of primetime series development at NBC.

Spencer has served as vp drama development at the WB Network, where he helped develop and launch Supernatural and helped oversee production onSmallville. Spencer also served as vp development and production at the Greenblatt Janollari Studio, where he worked on shows including Six Feet Under.

Additionally, Anne-Marie McGintee has been promoted to manager of scripted series development. She joined MTV Networks in 2006.

Levy, Spencer and McGintee are based at MTV's Santa Monica office.