Warner Bros. names Lucas cable senior VP8/06/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern
Gus Lucas is the new senior vice president of Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution. He will be in charge of research, sales and marketing, and inventory management of the division, which manages distribution of Warner Bros. feature films, television series, miniseries, television movies and specials to the pay-television and basic cable markets, as well as feature films to the broadcast networks.
Lucas returns to television from the dotcom world, where he was head of content for FamilyClick.com. Previously, Lucas was president of programming at The Family Channel, which followed a stint as a Viacom executive. Before that, he was an executive at ABC.
He'll be based in Burbank, Calif., and report to Eric Frankel, who will become president of the division when Ed Bleier steps down at the end of this year.