History announced a number of moves among its executive ranks today. The cable channel hired a new VP of Development & Programming and promoted two executives to senior VP posts.
Arturo Interian was elevated to Senior Vice President, Scripted Programming, with Russ McCarroll promoted to Senior Vice President, Development & Programming. Sean Boyle joins History as Vice President of Development & Programming.
Making the announcement was Paul Cabana, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for History. All three executives will report to Cabana.
Interian was most recently Vice President, Original Movies, for sister network Lifetime, while McCarroll was Vice President, Programming and Development, for History. Boyle joins the network from Discovery, where he was VP of Development.
Said Cabana: “Arturo, Russ and Sean are well-respected, talented producers who bring an enormous breadth of experience to the job. Each has a proven, consistent ability to connect with the audience and I am confident that the projects they are going to develop will shape the future of the History brand.”