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Facebook Is Developing TV Shows for Social Media

Facebook Inc. hired MTV executive Mina Lefevre to develop original TV shows for the world’s largest social network.

Lefevre, who oversaw all scripted programming at MTV, will lead development of scripted and unscripted programming for Menlo Park, California-based Facebook, which has been investing greater resources into original video content over the past year. Lefevre joins a team being run by Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor.