|Born||May 22, 1977
Staten Island, New York
Vinnie Potestivo is an American casting director and television producer. He is a graduate of Wagner College and has worked as casting director for TV, Film, Commercials, Voice Overs, and Print prior to accepting a full-time position at MTV in 1998.
He is currently the President of Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Inc (VPE) which began as a full-service talent and casting agency dedicated to finding talent solutions for all media platforms including broadcast, digital and print.
At the helm of MTV's East Coast Talent & Series Development Department, he was responsible for launching some of today's biggest names including: Mandy Moore, Nick Cannon, Benji & Joel Madden (Good Charlotte), Vanessa Minnillo and Ashlee Simpson. He is also the Creating Producer of 8th & Ocean, Man & Wife, Aly & AJ: A Sister Act, Me & Mr. Jones, Foxy and I Won't Love You to Death: The Story of Mario and His Mom.
In 2006 he co-created Man & Wife with Fatman Scoop, which was developed for television and aired on MTV in 2008. While at MTV, he worked closely with the MTV News & Doc, Original Series Development and Celebrity Music & Talent Departments to deliver talent-driven-programming for various MTVN platforms (including, but not limited to, MTV, MTV2, MTVU, MTV.com, MTVFilms as well as a dozen MTV International Affiliates).
|Groomer's Pet||Executive Producer||All||ulive.com |
|I'm Married To A...||Producer||All||vh1|
|Entertainment Living||Executive Producer||All||PointClickHome.com |
|Visions Of Rock||Executive Producer||2008–2009||VisionsOfRock.com |
|8th & Ocean||Producer||All||MTV|
|Aly & AJ: A Sister Act||Producer & Developed by||All||MTV|
|I Won't Love You To Death: The Story of Mario and His Mom||Producer||All||MTV|
|Me & Mr. Jones||Executive Producer||All||MTV|
|Man & Wife||Producer||All||MTV|
|Man & Wife||Producer||All||ManAndWife.tv |
|Laguna Beach||Network Executive||Seasons 1, 2, 3||MTV|
|The Hills||Network Executive||Seasons 1 & 2||MTV|
|Newport Beach||Network Executive||Season 1||MTV|
|Run's House||Network Executive||Seasons 1,2,3||MTV|
|Battle of the Sexes||Network Executive||All||MTV|
|Inferno||Network Executive||Season 1 & 2||MTV|
|Gauntlet||Network Executive||Seasons 1, 2, 3||MTV|
|The Duel||Network Executive||All||MTV|
|Fresh Meat||Network Executive||All||MTV|
|The Shop||Network Executive||All||MTV|
|The Andy Milonakis Show||Network Executive||2005–2007||MTV2|
|Wonder Showzen||Network Executive||2005–2006||MTV2|
|Headbangers Ball||Network Executive||2003–2007||MTV2|
|Sucker Free||Network Executive||2005–2007||MTV2|
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