Exec veep/COO to o'see TV movies
TORONTO — Judy Ranan has been promoted to the position of executive VP and chief operating officer of L.A.-based Citadel Entertainment, a division of Alliance Communications.Ranan, formerly Citadel’s senior VP of development and production, has been with the company for seven years. She will be overseeing the company’s development and production of TV movies for network and cable. She’s currently executive producer of the Lifetime movie “Motherhood Deferred,” which is scheduled to begin production in October. Formerly an inhouse HBO entity, Citadel Entertainment was purchased by Alliance last fall.