Senior Vice President of Scheduling, Acquisitions and Planning
Lou Fazio is Senior Vice President of Scheduling, Acquisitions and Planning for the Hub Network, champions of family fun and the only network dedicated to providing kids and their families entertainment they can watch together. Fazio, who reports to the Hub Network's President and CEO Margaret Loesch, oversees the strategic program and on-air promotional planning and scheduling for the network. The Hub Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc. On October 10, 2010 it re-branded from the former Discovery Kids Network and presently reaches nearly 71 million U.S. cable and satellite households. Fazio is also responsible for identifying, evaluating and sourcing acquired programming for the Hub Network.
Prior to joining the Hub Network, Fazio served as Vice President of Program Strategy and Acquisitions at Game Show Network (GSN), where he managed scheduling and long-range planning for GSN's programming development and acquisitions needs. Previously, Fazio was responsible for scheduling and planning for Toon Disney (now Disney XD) and ABC Kids, the Saturday morning children's programming block on ABC Television. Prior to his tenure at Disney, Fazio was responsible for scheduling and acquisitions for USA Network and The Sci-Fi Channel (SyFy).
A native of Union, N.J., Fazio received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from William Paterson University. He is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Hollywood Radio and Television Society, and the National Association of Television Program Executives.