Bennett to head programming and scheduling

There’s more exec shuffling in the Discovery Channel world. Discovery Communications vet Kevin Bennett has been tapped to spearhead programming and scheduling for the flagship Discovery Channel.

Bennett replaces Ken Schwab as senior veep of programming.

Bennett has been a programming and development exec with Discovery Communications for 14 years. He’s been a key player in the launch of spinoff nets Discovery Health, Discovery Times and Investigation Discovery.

He reports to Clark Bunting, prexy and g.m. of Discovery Channel and Science Channel.

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