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Heilbron ankles USA Networks

P'gramming exec one of many to leave after Diller takeover

Medora Heilbron has resigned as VP of series development for USA Networks.

Heilbron, who joined USA in 1990, shepherded such series as “La Femme Nikita,” “Pacific Blue,” “The Net” and “Silk Stalkings.”

Heilbron joins a progression of USA programming executives who have resigned since Barry Diller took over the network from Kay Koplovitz late last year and hired Stephen Chao in April 1999 to take over as head of programming and marketing for USA.

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