Scheduling exec given senior VP stripes
USA Network has given senior VP stripes to scheduling exec Frank DeRose.With a title bump to senior VP of program scheduling and strategic planning, DeRose will continue to oversee scheduling for the cabler as well as smaller NBCUniversal sister nets Cloo and UniversalHD. DeRose will report to Jane Blaney. “I’ve worked with Frank for over 20 years, and I’ve always said he has one of the best ‘scheduling guts’ in the business,” Blaney said. “He has been an invaluable part of our success.” Exec has also worked in the marketing division at USA Network, where he specialized in supervising on-air promotion campaigns for net’s original films.