Exec instrumental in picking up 'Boyle,' 'Curb'

Diane Robina has been tapped as exec VP of development, acquisitions and programming strategy at TV Guide Network.

While continuing in her role as president of horror-based multiplatform Fear Net, Robina will shape TV Guide’s ongoing programming for both original and acquired series. She played a role in the cabler’s recent pickup of doc “I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story” and HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Robina was a programming exec at MTV Networks and helped shape the lineups at Nick and Nite and TV Land. She also had a tenure at TNN.

Fear Net is a joint venture of Sony Television, Comcast and Lionsgate while TV Guide Network is owned by Lionsgate.

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