People in new jobs – Douglas A. Lee, Senior Vice President Children’s Television Workshop (CTW) Cable

Career at a Glance...
June 1, 1996

Career at a Glance

- Most recently, Lee headed up his own production company under contract to 20th Century Fox Television in New York where he sold a half-hour comedy pilot to CBS.

- Lee started with Fox in 1989 as vice president for the pay television division of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation overseeing the worldwide licensing of Fox films and television programs to pay television services, including pay-per-view networks.

- From October 1991 to January 1994, Lee served as vice president of Fox International where he was responsible for the worldwide development of new television channels for Fox. He founded Fox International’s Hong Kong office and helped develop the strategy that led to News Corp.’s 1993 acquisition of STAR-TV (Asia). He also worked on the start-up of Fox’s basic cable channel in Latin America, Canal Fox.

- Prior to this, he was vice president of Fox Cable Programming where he helped develop Fox’s entry to the domestic U.S. basic cable business.

- Before Fox, Lee worked for seven years at Home Box Office in New York where he held a variety of executive positions in programming and new business development at Cinemax, Festival and The Comedy Channel.

The New Job

- Appointed senior vice president for CTW Cable. In this newly created position, Lee takes charge of CTW Cable, CTW’s plan for a cable channel designed for kids age two to 12. Lee will be seeking new partnerships and strategic alliances for the launch of the network and its complementary publishing and on-line components.

The Challenge

- ‘I am thrilled to be overseeing such a promising and worthwhile project. A cable channel is the next logical step for CTW, a company with an unparalleled reputation for bringing high-quality programming to kids. I look forward to striking strategic alliances for CTW and creating a new brand and network that will truly offer a distinctive and greatly needed alternative in both the domestic and international marketplace.’

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