Rothstein upped at NBC Uni TV


Richard Rothstein has been promoted to senior vp cable programming at NBC Universal Television Studio.

Rothstein had been vp cable programming since joining the studio in October 2004. He reports to NBC Uni TV Studio president Angela Bromstad.

"He has wonderful creative instincts and is a great executive," Bromstad said of Rothstein.

During the past two years, Rothstein has served as the executive overseeing the production of Sci Fi Channel's hit "Battlestar Galactica" and "Eureka" and USA Network's highly rated "Psych."

Rothstein also handles some development duties for broadcast networks, for which he reports to Laura Lancaster, senior vp drama programming at NBC Uni TV.

Before joining NBC Uni, Rothstein worked as supervising producer on the UPN reality series "America's Next Top Model." He worked as a development executive at Thomas Carter Co. from 1999-2002. Before that, he worked at NBC as director of miniseries and movies.