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Tim Krubsack was most recently the executive vice president and head of programming at Z Living, a world-leading cable network offering health and lifestyle entertainment programming. Krubsack oversaw all original programming, acquisitions and business affairs for the network, which, during his tenure, quadrupled its distribution and grew its ratings exponentially. The network’s originals include The Big Fat Truth, Altar’d, Yoga Girls and Finding Fido, and was the cable home of The Dr. Oz Show. Krubsack also launched Z Productions, a studio that produces programming both for internal Zee Entertainment networks and external cable networks.
Prior to Z Living, Krubsack served as senior vice president, alternative programming for Syfy/NBCUniversal, where he was responsible for overseeing the development of the network’s unscripted programming line-up. Krubsack developed and oversaw the production of the Critics’ Choice Award-winner Face Off and launched hits such as Paranormal Witness, Heroes of Cosplay, Total Blackout, Estate of Panic, Scare Tactics with Tracy Morgan, and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge. He also headed up Syfy’s production department, overseeing a management team with responsibility for all budgeting, legal and delivery requirements for the network’s unscripted series. Krubsack’s programming grew Syfy into a top 5 cable entertainment network in the 25-54 demo.
Before joining Syfy, Krubsack was founder and president of iO Film, a leading digital intermediate post production company providing digital finishing and mastering services to hundreds of independent and studio films, including Best Picture Academy Award-winner Crash.
Krubsack also served as VP, alternative programming for USA and Sci Fi networks under Barry Diller, where he launched the unscripted programming efforts for both networks. As a producer, Krubsack produced Road Rules and Real World/Road Rules Challenge for MTV, Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction? for FOX, and the critically acclaimed documentary Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks for Trio, among many other shows for multiple networks.