Lisa Hamilton Daly has been named EVP of programming at Crown Media Family Networks. She will report to Wonya Lucas, president and CEO, Crown Media. She was previously EVP, creative affairs and executive producer at Bedrock Entertainment.
Crown Media Family Networks had a round of staff cuts Monday. “As part of a restructure to realign roles and responsibilities, some positions were eliminated,” the company said in a statement to Deadline. “This was done in an effort to decrease redundancies, optimize effectiveness, and create more support level roles.” The company would not comment on the number or size of layoffs involved.
Wonya Lucas has been named president and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks. In her new role, Lucas will be responsible for the strategic direction, daily management and growth of the three linear networks — the Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama — as well as the company’s digital platforms and subscription streaming service, Hallmark Movies Now.