Bill McGoldrick will continue to oversee scripted and unscripted for cable networks including USA and Syfy on top of the forthcoming direct-to-consumer platform, while Alex Sepiol will serve as head of drama.
NBCUniversal is firming up its executive ranks after longtime executive Jeff Wachtel’s departure for an international position. Dawn Olmstead and George Cheeks have been promoted to co-presidents of Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios, reporting to NBCU Cable Entertainment chairman Bonnie Hammer. Additionally, Bill McGoldrick has been upped from EVP of scripted content to president of scripted content at NBCU Cable Entertainment. He will now report to Hammer.