IAC Names Programming Head

1/26/2006 7:34 AM Eastern

Michael Jackson has joined InterActiveCorp as president of programming.

Jackson had been chairman of Universal Television Group and chief executive of the United Kingdom's Channel Four. He had previously been chairman of USA Entertainment, overseeing USA Network, Sci Fi Channel and Trio.

At IAC, he will be responsible for overseeing initiatives in the development, acquisition and distribution of programming.

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