Scott Garner Joins Oprah Winfrey Network
He will oversee strategic planning and scheduling for the network, along with off-network, first-run and feature acquisitions.
Scott Garner has been tapped as senior vice president, scheduling and acquisition for OWN, Oprah Winfrey's network.
Garner will overseee strategic planning and scheduling for the network, along with off-network, first-run and feature acquisitions.
He will report to John MacDonald, COO and evp programming and digital, OWN.
“Scott's extensive experience at Lifetime and Disney makes him a tremendous addition to OWN," said MacDonald. "He is a terrific strategic thinker, and his thoughtful approach to OWN's overall programming will be invaluable in today's dynamic media environment."
Garner recently served as svp, planning, scheduling and acquisitions at Lifetime Networks, where he oversaw linear and non-linear program scheduling and acquisitions for Lifetime, Lifetime Real Women and Lifetime VOD services. He also led the Lifetime Movie Network.
He has worked at Disney Channel Worldwide, Children's Television Workshop, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon/Nick Jr.