ITV-Studios-America-logo__140122073645Tom Lane has joined ITV Studios America as SVP Business & Legal Affairs. Based in LA, he will oversee the company’s scripted and nonscripted business and legal affairs activity, including compliance, litigation, distribution and all deals from development through to production. Reporting to ITV Studios America President Orly Adelson, he will manage teams on both coasts. “Tom’s dealmaking will be vital as we continue to take ITV Studios America into its next phase of growth,” Adelson said in a statement. He joins from CBS Studios International, where he also was SVP Business & Legal Affairs. Before that he spent more than 13 years at the CBS Law Department, most recently as VP and Assistant General Counsel.