The CW Names Two Programming Execs

Oct 31, 2006  •  Post A Comment

The CW announced two executive appointments in its programming department Tuesday, both new hires for the company.

Former Regency Television executive Joanna Klein has been named VP of drama development. Ms. Klein previously served as VP of development and current programming at Regency, working on series including “Thief” and “Windfall.” Before that she was VP of development and production at Lionsgate Television.

Former Cruise/Wagner Productions executive Gaye Hirsch has been tapped as The CW’s VP of current programming. Ms. Hirsch will oversee day-to-day production and act as liaison between the network and producers on various CW prime-time series. At Cruise/Wagner Productions she was a producer on the films “Shattered Glass” and “Suspect Zero,” and previously worked at HBO Films.