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[08/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Sloane and Sluchan Upped to Vice Presidents, Original Scripted Series Programming, for USA Network

[via press release from USA]

SLOANE AND SLUCHAN UPPED TO VICE PRESIDENTS, ORIGINAL SCRIPTED SERIES PROGRAMMING, FOR USA NETWORK

SLOANE AND SLUCHAN UPPED TO VICE PRESIDENTS, ORIGINAL SCRIPTED SERIES PROGRAMMING, FOR USA NETWORK

NEW YORK, NY � August 1, 2006 � Lindsay Sloane and Michael Sluchan have been named vice president, original scripted series programming, at USA Network. Both will report to Jackie de Crinis, senior vice president, original scripted series programming. The announcement was made today by Jeff Wachtel, USA's executive vice president of original programming.

"Truly the heart and soul of our scripted series team, Michael and Lindsay are amazing assets to the company," said Wachtel. "They are incredibly talented creative execs who know how to develop and supervise great shows that work with the USA brand."

Sluchan will continue to oversee production of the critically acclaimed hit series MONK, as well as develop and supervise production on new shows for the network, where his most recent pilot is UNDERFUNDED. Sluchan joined USA in October 1999 as a creative executive in longform programming. During his tenure, he developed and oversaw production of many projects, including "Dominick Dunne Presents: Murder In Greenwich," "Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story," "Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss" and the four-hour miniseries "Spartacus." In 2005, he moved over to the original series area as director of original scripted series programming, where he began working on the fourth season of MONK. Before arriving at USA, Sluchan worked in movies and miniseries development at Cosgrove/Meurer Productions and ABC Pictures, beginning his career in New York at ABC News and then at Cap Cities/ABC Network legal and business affairs department. He also spent time in motion pictures for television and miniseries at ABC Entertainment. Sluchan recently served as vice-chair of the 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, an awards event honoring representations of the LGBT community in media.

Sloane will continue to oversee the productions of the critically acclaimed hit series THE DEAD ZONE, the Emmy-nominated hit series THE 4400, and the development and launch of the newest in USA's successful roster of original series, PSYCH, which premiered on July 7, 2006. Sloane has also been instrumental in the development of the pilot TO LOVE AND DIE IN L.A. Sloane joined USA in September 2003 as a director of original series development, where she launched and oversaw the second season of THE 4400 and oversaw the third, fourth and fifth seasons of the THE DEAD ZONE. Before joining USA, Sloane was vice president of development at Gran Via Productions, where she worked with Academy Award-winning producer Mark Johnson, developing the CBS show "The Guardian," as well on the production of the television shows "LA Doctors" and "Falcone," and the feature films "Moonlight Mile," "The Rookie," "The Banger Sisters," "Dragonfly," "Galaxy Quest" and "An Everlasting Piece." Sloane began her career working for Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, where she worked on "Life," "Ed TV," "Psycho" and "Bowfinger," and Steve Levine at the ICM talent agency in the comedy and music area.

Seen in 90 million homes, USA Network is cable television's leading network of original series and feature movies, sports and entertainment events, network shows and blockbuster theatrical films. The USA Network Web site is located at www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.

USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





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· 4400, THE (USA)
· CALL ME: THE RISE AND FALL OF HEIDI FLEISS (USA)
· DEAD ZONE, THE (USA)
· DOMINICK DUNNE PRESENTS: MURDER IN GREENWICH (USA)
· FALCONE (CBS)
· GUARDIAN, THE (CBS)
· PSYCH (USA)
· RUDY! (USA)
· SPARTACUS (USA)
· TO LOVE & DIE (USA)









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