The EVP of Original Programming at SyFy has been promoted to President, Original Programming for SyFY.
He’s Mark Stern, and he will also "have creative oversight on the newly formed Syfy Films, a joint venture with Universal Pictures," the announcement said.
The announcement was made by Dave Howe, President, Syfy and Chiller, and to whom Stern reports.
According to the announcement, "During his tenure, Stern has forged partnerships with an all-star cast of top industry talent in front of and behind the cameras including Bryan Singer and Dean Devlin (The Triangle), Gail Berman & Lloyd Braun (Alphas), David Straithairn (Alphas), Jeffrey Reiner (Caprica), Jace Alexander (Warehouse 13), Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica), Eric Stoltz and Esai Morales (Caprica), Richard Dreyfus, Alan Cumming and Zooey Deschanel (Tin Man), Isabella Rosellini (Riverworld), Lou Diamond Phillips (Stargate Universe), Julianna Margulies and Peter Krause (The Lost Room), and Tracy Morgan (Scare Tactics)."
"Stern also serves as co-head, original content, Universal Cable Productions, and will now have creative oversight on the newly formed Syfy Films, a joint venture with Universal Pictures." the announcement notes.