WE ups 2 in original plan

Martin, Denise
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/31/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 42, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that the WE cable network has appointed Steve Cheskin as senior vice president of programming and Gena McCarthy as vice president of development and production. Cheskin is tasked to manage the production, program development and acquisitions for the network and will report to Kim Martin, executive vice president general manager of the network. McCarthy will be working with Cheskin in developing series and stunts.


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