Henry Schleiff

Title: Pres/GM, Investigation Discovery
Age: 61
Education: BA, U of PA; JD, U of PA
Social Media Quotient: 0

Laura Michalchyshyn
Title: Pres/GM, Planet Green
Age: American or Canadian years?
Education: BA, U of Manitoba; MBA, York U
Social Media Quotient: 6

Why Them? While relatively new kids on the Discovery block, both are working to make their marks. Michalchyshyn already has conducted a broad review of Planet Green’s lineup, axing some shows and developing others. Schleiff, too, has begun kicking the tires at ID.


Favorite Food: Italian — homemade pasta, pasta pasta; Mexican and South Asian — spicy

Fave Restaurant: Too many to choose, I eat out everyday.

Drink of Choice: Red wine

Twitter is…: Not my thing.

A Day Without Facebook is: More time.

If I Were a Mad Men Character, I Would Be: In heaven wearing those cocktail outfits!


Favorite Food: Bosco; heavily buttered popcorn; bacon; otherwise, standard vegetarian fare…

Last Book Read: Wasn’t really a book… it was a Hallmark Card.

Favorite iPhone/Blackberry App: Delete Prior

Three Things I’d Bring to a Deserted Island: A really good sand wedge; books like How to Train Sharks; and a picture of my family — when we met Pamela Anderson.

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