Williams promoted at MTV Networks


LOS ANGELES -- Temple Williams has been named senior vp production at MTV Networks' Entertainment Group, which is comprised of cable channels Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land and their Web sites as well as Internet sites AtomFilms, AtomUploads, GameTrailers.com and Xfire.

His duties will include overseeing all physical production for longform scripted and reality series, specials, MOWs, tentpoles, on-air promotions and marketing for the networks.

Williams, who joined MTV in 1999 and worked his way up the ranks, most recently was senior vp production at Comedy Central and Spike.

He is based in Los Angeles, reporting to the group's COO, John Cucci.