Appointed in 1997 as Keshet’s Head of Development, Telem has been instrumental to the success of many of Keshet’slongest-running properties. He worked on the project All Together Now that later became the enormously successful reality show A Star is Born and ran for 10 seasons. And in the same year launched the satire panel show What a Wonderful Country, now at the end of its 10th season. He developed the nation’s first huge reality show Take me Sharon that ignited the rise of the genre in Israel, and the factual entertainment show Fair and Square, which has run for four seasons.
Telem studied at Tel Aviv University and before joining Keshet had an on-screen presence as a co-host of the first late-night program in Israel Night Bird for three seasons and was the chief editor of the popular show Nightclub.
He lives in Israel with his wife and three children.