By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 17, 2012 at 3:15PM
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has promoted Shana C. Waterman to Senior Vice President of Current Programming.
Previously Vice President of Current Programming, Waterman took a lead role in producing the company’s inaugural Seizing Opportunities Forum, spurring dialogue among FOX’s creative partners about shifting audience demographics. In addition, she spearheaded the FOX Innovators Group (FIG), the network’s internal think tank-style program designed to foster entrepreneurial thinking and innovation among employees.
In this new position, Waterman will assume more senior responsibility in overseeing production and serving as primary creative adviser for FOX’s new and returning series.
Her program slate has included Glee, Fringe, Family Guy, American Dad, Raising Hope, House and The Mindy Project.
Waterman, a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, began her tenure at FOX in 2006, as Director of Current Programming.
Before joining FOX, she was a Manager of Development at Timberman/Beverly Productions.
“Shana is a top-flight programming executive and a self-starter, as evidenced by the resounding success of the FOX Innovators Program. She executed above and beyond on every level,” said Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.