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Hub Network Names Lou Fazio Senior Vice President, Scheduling, Acquisitions & Planning

Author: Nickandmore!

via Hub Network press release:


LOS ANGELES – Lou Fazio was named Senior Vice President, Scheduling, Acquisitions and Planning for the Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, it was announced today by Hub Network President & CEO Margaret Loesch, to whom he reports.

In his job as the head of program scheduling, acquisitions, and planning since January 2010, Fazio has played an important role at the Hub Network in identifying, evaluating, and licensing on-brand content for the network, including series, movies, and specials. Additionally, Fazio and his team handle on-air promotion scheduling and planning, as well as the network’s program editing and post-production. Earlier this year, Loesch reorganized the programming department, separating program development and production from program scheduling and acquisitions, thereby having Fazio report directly to Loesch. Fazio’s title change reflects his position as a direct report and the responsibilities he holds managing two vital departments. 

Prior to joining the Hub Network, Fazio served as Vice President of Program Strategy and Acquisitions at Game Show Network (GSN), where he managed scheduling and long-range planning for GSN’s programming development and acquisitions needs. Previously, Fazio was responsible for scheduling and planning for Toon Disney (now Disney XD) and ABC Kids, the Saturday morning children’s programming block on ABC Television. Prior to his tenure at Disney, Fazio was responsible for scheduling and acquisitions for USA Network and The Sci-Fi Channel (SyFy).

A native of Union, N.J., Fazio received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from William Paterson University. He is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Hollywood Radio and Television Society, and the National Association of Television Program Executives.

About the Hub Network

The Hub Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) with a goal of providing enriching, cool, relevant, family friendly entertainment experiences that children and parents can enjoy together. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Hasbro’s rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub Network’s lineup includes animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and family-favorite movies. The network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at The Hub Network rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in nearly 72 million U.S. households. The Hub Network logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

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