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USA Networks , Inc.

30 Rockefeller Plaza RM. 1081E

New York, New York 10009

United States

Company Description

USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and t ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Co-Head, Original Content

Universal Studios

President and Chief Content Officer

NBC Universal

Affiliations

Board Member
Hollywood Radio & Television Society

Board of Advisors Member
Zimmer Children's Museum

Founding Member
L.A. Works Inc

Board Member
Radio Society of Great Britain

Board Member
Hollywood Television

Board Member
HRTS

Education

Yale University

humanities degree

Stanford

Web References (200 Total References)


American Film Institute

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Jeff Wachtel | Lecturer Wachtel is President and Chief Content Officer of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. A veteran television executive and producer, he oversees development and production of content for the company's cable portfolio, including Bravo, E!, Esquire Network, Oxygen, Syfy and USA. He also leads two in-house studios: Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios, and is spearheading the cable portfolio's newly escalated effort to create and own original content, as well as setting up projects at major networks and digital platforms alike. In Wachtel's previous role as co-president of USA Network, he oversaw all original programming for the network for over ten years, including seven consecutive years as the number one cable entertainment network with an unprecedented run of successful series and mini-series launched under his leadership (MONK, BURN NOTICE, PSYCH, WHITE COLLAR, and SUITS, among others).

Wachtel's previous stints include President, Alliance Atlantis Television; President of 3 Arts Television; and Executive Vice President of Primetime TV at Columbia Pictures Television, where he developed and supervised a number of long-running hit shows, including PARTY OF FIVE and DAWSON'S CREEK. Wachtel began his career as a theatre director and producer, producing the first New York productions of David Mamet's plays SEXUAL PERVERSION IN CHICAGO and DUCK VARIATIONS.


HRTS eNews - November/December 2009

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Jeff Wachtel President of Original Programming, USA Network and Co-Head of Content, Universal Cable Productions


Jeff Wachtel | ...

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Jeff Wachtel | Lecturer Wachtel is President and Chief Content Officer of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. A veteran television executive and producer, he oversees development and production of content for the company's cable portfolio, including Bravo, E!, Esquire Network, Oxygen, Syfy and USA. He also leads two in-house studios: Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios, and is spearheading the cable portfolio's newly escalated effort to create and own original content, as well as setting up projects at major networks and digital platforms alike. In Wachtel's previous role as co-president of USA Network, he oversaw all original programming for the network for over ten years, including seven consecutive years as the number one cable entertainment network with an unprecedented run of successful series and mini-series launched under his leadership (MONK, BURN NOTICE, PSYCH, WHITE COLLAR, and SUITS, among others).

Wachtel's previous stints include President, Alliance Atlantis Television; President of 3 Arts Television; and Executive Vice President of Primetime TV at Columbia Pictures Television, where he developed and supervised a number of long-running hit shows, including PARTY OF FIVE and DAWSON'S CREEK. Wachtel began his career as a theatre director and producer, producing the first New York productions of David Mamet's plays SEXUAL PERVERSION IN CHICAGO and DUCK VARIATIONS.


Holkham Mystery! Harry Burns, Batman, Angel, Illiniwek & The Secretsof Caral!

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"We are building the show from the pilot, and it will be a somewhat different show for USA than it would have been for UPN,'' said Jeff Wachtel, USA Network's exec VP of series and long form programming.


HRTS In-Focus | About HRTS

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Jeff Wachtel President of Original Programming USA Network

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