Disney Channel upped Adam Bonnett to svp, original series and Jeff Brustrom to vp, live-action series. The net tapped Emmy-award winner Mike Moon as vp, animated series, who worked previously with The Walt Disney Co’s TV- animation team. — Lifetime tapped former McCann Erickson exec Martha Pease for the newly created post of evp, marketing/enterprise development. — Ascent Media Group’s William Airy was named COO, Inspiration Networks. — Cablevision tapped Bret Richter as svp, financial strategy and devo. — Geoff Reiss was named svp ESPN Original Entertainment and Rick Alessandri was tapped as svp, consumer products. — Motorola tapped IBM technologist Hamid Ahmadi as its first chief architect. — Tanya Haider was upped to svp, Nickelodeon and Viacom Intl consumer products.

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NBCU, FreeWheel Deepen Partnership

NBCUniversal and FreeWheel are strengthening their existing relationship. FreeWheel will now lead ad decisioning across NBCU properties with its new AutoScheduler tech. The tool analyzes ad breaks and works to

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