|Born||Douglas Alan Herzog
July 16, 1959
Patterson, New Jersey
|Alma mater||Emerson College|
|Occupation||President, Viacom Music and Entertainment Group|
|Employer||Viacom Media Networks|
|Awards||Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame|
Doug Herzog is an American television executive. The president of Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, he oversees MTV, VH1, Logo TV, Comedy Central, Palladia, Spike, and Epix. Herzog is credited with bringing South Park, The Daily Show, and The Colbert Report to Comedy Central.
He was born on born July 16, 1959. Herzog graduated from Emerson College in Boston. After college, one of his early jobs was as a music-segment producer on the nationally syndicated Entertainment Tonight show in Hollywood.
He has held senior positions with USA Network, where he helped launch Monk, and at Fox, launching Malcolm in the Middle. Prior to his first association with Comedy Central, he had been an Associate Producer on CNN and TBS, and a senior manager at MTV, and was responsible for MTV News, Camp MTV, The Real World, Road Rules, Beavis and Butt-head, The MTV Movie Awards, and The MTV Video Music Awards.
Herzog has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
- James, Meg (February 19, 2015). "Doug Herzog takes over MTV, VH-1 in Viacom restructuring". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
- B&C Hall of Fame, Doug Herzog
|President of Comedy Central
|President of FOX