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Open Road Films Names Lynn Stepanian EVP of Television

Exec will be responsible for all aspects of company’s domestic TV business

Lynn Stepanian was named executive vice president of television by Open Road Films, the company announced Thursday.

She will report to CEO Tom Ortenberg and lead all aspects of Open Road’s domestic television business.

“As our business continues to expand globally and across multiple platforms, Lynn’s depth of expertise in the broadcast world across media platforms will be a tremendous asset to Open Road Films,” Ortenberg said in a statement. “And we are thrilled to have her join the senior management team at the company.”

“Open Road Films is a dynamic and exciting company that attracts top notch talent and highly sought-after projects,” said Stepanian. “I am delighted to join Tom and his team and get to work on our fantastic slate of films in 2015 and beyond.”

Most recently, Stepanian served as SVP of acquisitions and scheduling at ABC Family. Previously, she has served as TV Guide Network’s vice president of strategy, acquisitions & scheduling, and The CW Network’s senior vice president of programming & distribution for The CW Plus station group.