Friendly goes green for Discovery


Veteran producer and executive Andy Friendly has been hired to develop and executive produce a series for Planet Green, Discovery's new eco-lifestyle channel set to launch in 2008. Friendly, president of Andy Friendly Prods. and an Emmy-nominated producer, also will consult on programming and production for Planet Green. Friendly is currently developing the series he will executive produce in addition to assisting in developing a wide range of new programs for the network. The company said it will announce details in the next few months as they become available.