National Geographic Channels, a joint venture between
Out are Chief Executive David Lyle and President Howard Owens. In their place, veteran
For Hill, this is his second stint as chairman of National Geographic Channels. He oversaw the partnership several years ago before turning the day-to-day job over to Lyle while keeping a seat on the board of directors. Hill, the longtime head of
Monroe will oversee operations for not only
National Geographic Channel, like many cable networks, has tried to broaden its reach with movies such as last year's "Killing Kennedy," based on Bill O'Reilly's book and starring Rob Lowe as the president. Its most popular shows are "Brain Games" and "Wicked Tuna."
Fox is the majority owner of National Geographic Channels.
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