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Executive Vice President, Programming, Acquisitions & Scheduling, USA Network
Jane Blaney was named executive vice president in June 2008.
As head of the department, Blaney oversees all acquisitions for USA, including series, theatrical films and specials as well as the network's entire program schedule and long-term program scheduling strategy.
Since 1994, Blaney
has been instrumental in USA Network
's aggressive buying of network windows of blockbuster films and acquisition of off-network series.
Some of Blaney's
acquisitions include the hits "Sex and the City," "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," "The Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy, "The Bourne Identity" and "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Enchanted," and "Casino Royale.
Most recently, Blaney
acquired the entire 2009 Universal Pictures
slate of over 20 films for USA.
Blaney joined USA in 1980 when she began her career in the company's advertising sales department.
resides in Montvale, NJ with her
husband Jeff, four dogs and a cat.