USA Network veteran Frank DeRose has been elevated to SVP Program Scheduling & Strategic Planning, where he will continue to oversee schedules and planning for USA, Cloo and UniversalHD. He had helped spearhead the launches and schedules for such USA series as Royal Pains, White Collar, Covert Affairs, Suits, Fairly Legal, and Necessary Roughness, among others. He also aided in the promotion of USA original films, including the successful miniseries Moby Dick and Attila. “I’ve worked with Frank for over 20 years and I’ve always said he has one of the best ‘scheduling guts’ in the business,” said Jane Blaney, EVP Programming, Acquisitions & Scheduling. “He has been an invaluable part of our success and this well-deserved promotion reflects the great work he does for USA, CLOO and UniHD.”

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