USA Network’s Jed Valdecantos

Hollywood's New Leaders: 10 Assistants to Watch

Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under his wing, I do a lot of scheduling and coordinating, and I like to collaborate and be proactive about shows, as programming is definitely a team effort,” says the L.A. native and UCLA grad who previously worked at CAA. “That experience was like boot camp — ideal for anyone wanting to get into this industry.” Ironically, the movie- and TV-loving Valdecantos never grew up with a burning desire to be in showbiz. “It only hit me after college and I did some internships, and that hooked me,” he recalls.

More TV

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    'Portlandia': Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Pick Their Proudest Musical Moments

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 23: (L-R)

    How Long Will TV and Film's Boom Market for Female Stories Last?

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie

    'Game of Thrones' Stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington Married in Scotland

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • Seth Rogen Says He Rejected Paul

    Seth Rogen Says He Rejected Paul Ryan's Request for a Photo

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • ROSEANNE - "Netflix & Pill" -

    'Roseanne': What's Next for ABC's Spinoff

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • D'Arcy Carden The Good Place

    Emmys: Will Critical Darlings Like 'The Good Place' and 'Killing Eve' Find a Foothold?

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

  • ROSEANNE - "Netflix & Pill" -

    The 'Roseanne' Spinoff Can't Escape Roseanne (Column)

    Thanks to USA’s seven original shows — “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness,” “In Plain Sight,” “White Collar,” “Covert Affairs,” “Royal Pains” and “Burn Notice” — as well as many more in development, Valdecantos has been in high gear ever since joining the company two years ago. “Bill (McGoldrick, senior VP of original scripted programming) took me under […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content