The former CBS strategic development exec takes over strategic program planning and scheduling.
Longtime television executive Dan Harrison will join Fox as executive vice president, scheduling, it was announced today by Fox President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly. Harrison will report to Reilly and will be responsible for strategic program planning and scheduling.
Harrison joins Fox from CBS Corp., where he was senior vice president, strategic development and was responsible for identifying and implementing organic growth opportunities. Prior to that, he was SVP of the emerging networks group at NBC Cable, where he launched and managed all aspects of various digital cable and mobile networks, including Sleuth, Chiller, Universal HD, NBC2Go and NBCNews2Go.
Before that, Harrison held senior strategic program planning executive roles at Bravo Network, Fox Sports Group and NBC Entertainment.
Harrison began his career at Twentieth Century Fox Television syndication in the creative services group and subsequently served as a programming analyst at Twentieth Television.
He holds a B.A. in economics from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.