KEVIN LEVY PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAM PLANNING, SCHEDULING, AND ACQUISITIONS, THE CW
KEVIN LEVY PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT,
PROGRAM PLANNING, SCHEDULING, AND ACQUISITIONS, THE CW
April 9, 2018 (Burbank, CA) – Kevin Levy has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Program Planning, Scheduling, and Acquisitions, The CW Network, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. Levy’s promotion comes as The CW is set to launch its new six-night primetime schedule in Fall 2018.
“Kevin’s depth of experience and knowledge of scheduling and acquisitions are invaluable to The CW, especially as we expand our primetime schedule and add a sixth night of programming this fall,” said Pedowitz. “I’m very pleased to announce this well-earned promotion.”
A 20-year scheduling veteran, Levy oversees the strategic planning and scheduling of all programming across The CW’s schedule, and has expanded his responsibilities to include the acquisitions of movies, specials, and series. In terms of key acquisitions, he was instrumental in securing The CW’s hit summer series PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, as well as the upcoming adventure series THE OUTPOST.
Levy was named Senior Vice President, Program Planning and Scheduling, The CW, in 2014. He has been with the network since it launched in 2006, joining as Director, Program Planning and Scheduling, and was promoted to Vice President in 2007. Levy transitioned to The CW from UPN where he began his television career in 1998 as an assistant in the scheduling department, was named Manager, Scheduling in 1999, then Director, Program Planning and Scheduling in 2002.
Levy earned his bachelor of arts degree in English literature and creative writing from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
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