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U TV ups Levinson to sr. VP

Randy Levinson has been upped from VP to senior VP, creative affairs, for Universal Television Entertainment, a post that will find him continuing to oversee development of original made-for-cable movies distributed by the Universal unit.

Since joining the company as VP in 1991, Levinson has developed and supervised more than 25 movies for the USA Network, Showtime and Starz!, including the USA project “Not in This Town” starring Kathy Baker and Adam Arkin.

Levinson joined Universal from New World Pictures, where he served as VP of production and oversaw feature projects including the cult hit “Heathers.”

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