Lionsgate promotes Russell Ziecker

Named senior vp of TV music and A&R

TORONTO -- Lionsgate has promoted Russell Ziecker to senior vp of TV music and A&R as the indie studio continues to diversify from theatrical film to the small screen.

Ziecker, previously vp of TV music and A&R, will supervise in-house TV music production at Vancouver-based Lionsgate on TV series like AMC's "Mad Men," Showtime's "Weeds" and "Crash" on Starz!

Ziecker also developed a live-touring business for Lionsgate with the launch of the "Mad Men Live Revue," initially with showcases in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.