Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 57

85. KNOWETH THY AUDIENCE
Nancy Daniels
Title: President & GM, TLC
Years in Cable: 9 as an executive, 9 on the
production side
Education: BS, Ithaca College
One Word that Best Describes Me: Determined
Jane Latman
Title: GM, Destination America & SVP Development,
Investigation Discovery
Years in Cable: 13
Education: BA, Oberlin College, focus on
theater directing
One Word that Best Describes Me: Passionate
Robert Scanlon
Title: GM, Velocity and Automotive Content
Years in Cable: 40
Education: Ithaca College
One Word that Best Describes Me: Unstoppable
Marc Etkind
Title: GM, Science Channel
Years in Cable: 20
Education: BA, Biology, Brown University
One Word that Best Describes Me: Curious
Daniels' leadership and decisiveness have led
TLC to record-breaking success. Her knack for
identifying inspiring stories about fascinating yet
relatable people has become the hallmark of the
network, on both linear and digital platforms.
While overseeing the transition of Discovery
Fit & Health to Discovery Life Channel, Latman
continued creating exciting, on-brand content
for ID's dedicated audience and raising the bar
for the true-crime genre. She also garnered big
ratings for Destination America with the Exorcism
Live! special. Etkind showed respect for Science
Channel's audience by pre-empting regular
programming for live-breaking NASA reports about
the exploration of Mars, and by instituting nightly
one-minute Science Presents DNews updates
on the latest science and technology news. And
Scanlon's programming strategies expanded the
global reach of Velocity and Turbo, turning Velocity
into cable's fastest-growing network in A25-54.
Nancy Daniels
Virtual reality is... really cool, for about 30
seconds
Last show I watched not on my network(s):
" Broad City "
What was your first job? Cashier at my local
grocery store in CT
If this election year was a reality TV series, it
would be called... " Is This a Joke? You decide! "
New favorite binge: Can't wait to binge new
season of " Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt "
I watch the majority of programming on this
device: My 65-inch TV-nothing better!
Favorite Podcast: " You Must Remember This "
(fascinating stories of 20th Century Hollywood)
My personal theme song is: " Stronger, " by
Kelly Clarkson
Favorite vacation spot: Summer-Lake Winnipesaukee,
N.H.; Winter-Playa del Carmen,
Mexico
My Starbucks order: " Where's the nearest
Dunkin Donuts? " I'm an east coast girl at heart.
Jane Latman
My cable industry mentor and why: Henry
Schleiff because he brings intensity and a refreshing
sense of humor to everything he does
What was the last costume that you wore
and why? Convict in an orange jumpsuit.
Because I work at ID!
Virtual reality is... an exciting new way to
immerse fans in our programming. We just
launched a DA Ghost Asylum experience and
our fans absolutely love being " brave " enough
to join the cast alongside a ghost hunt.
My first job: Paper route. Even got bitten by a
dog trying to collect the weekly fee, completely
cliché but character building!
" Star Trek " celebrates its 50th Anniversary
this year. So if Mr. Spock's motto is " Live
Long and Prosper, " mine is... " Reduce and
Simplify, " it's a great guide for cutting through
clutter, both literally and figuratively.
New favorite binge: Just finished " The Affair, "
can't wait for more and currently in the middle
of " The Fall. " SO CREEPY!
I watch the majority of programming on this
device: Computer. Love being able to watch
anywhere, anytime.
My favorite newfound hobby: Early morning
bootcamp. Actually is my favorite newfound
hobby on the drive home AFTER the workouts!
Favorite vacation spot: Chacala, Mexico. It's a
tiny fishing village on the Pacific coast that we go
each year with cousins to unplug and unwind.
Robert Scanlon
Last show I watched not on my network(s):
" Downton Abbey "
If Mr. Spock's motto is " Live Long and Prosper, "
mine is... Rate High and Get Renewed
My cable industry mentor and why: Roone
Arledge-he taught me to never accept no for
answer.
My favorite newfound hobby: Boating
My personal theme song: " Lucky That Way "
by Joe Walsh
Favorite vacation spot: Wherever my wife is
Marc Etkind
Last show I watched not on my network(s):
" Big Bang Theory "
What was your first job? Bird Warden
" Star Trek " celebrates its 50th Anniversary
this year. So if Mr. Spock's motto is " Live
Long and Prosper, " mine is... " To Boldly Go "
Favorite Podcast: Radiolab
My personal theme song: " Life On Mars "
Favorite vacation spot: Iceland ■
Cablefax: The Magazine
May 2016
cablefaxmag.com
57
http://www.cablefaxmag.com

Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016

Contents
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - Cover1
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - Cover2
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - Contents
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 4
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 5
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 6
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 7
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 8
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 9
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 10
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 11
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 12
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 13
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 14
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 15
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 16
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 17
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 18
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 19
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 20
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 21
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 22
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 23
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 24
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 25
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 26
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 27
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 28
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 29
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 30
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 31
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 32
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 33
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 34
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 35
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 36
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 37
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 38
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 39
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 40
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 41
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 42
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 43
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 44
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 45
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 46
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 47
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 48
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 49
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 50
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 51
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 52
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 53
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 54
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 55
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 56
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 57
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 58
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 59
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 60
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 61
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 62
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 63
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 64
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 65
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - 66
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - Cover3
Cablefax The Magazine - May 2016 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-the-magazine-december-2022
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-the-magazine-october-2022
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-the-magazine-august-2022
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/Cablefax-The-Magazine-July-2022
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-the-magazine-may-2022
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-the-magazine-december-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-october-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-september-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-august-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-december-2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-july-2020_b
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-april-2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-june-2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-april-2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-october-2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-june-2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-april-2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-march-2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-october-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-may-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-march-2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-may-2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-march-2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-april-2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-october-2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFAX/cablefax-june-2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-december-2012
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2012
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2012
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2012
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-december-2011
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2011
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-october-2011
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2011
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-december-2010
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-november-2010
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-september-2010
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-july-2010
https://www.nxtbook.com/accessintelligence/CableFax/cablefax-may-2010
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com