Years in Cable: 15
Education: SUNY at Stony Brook
Best Advice: Watch tons of television.
Last year, DeBitetto transitioned from president of A&E and BIO to his new role, which includes the creation of the company’s first in-house studio. A+E Studios has plenty of projects underway, including History’s 8-hour event “Texas Rising” and a remake of the French thriller “The Returned.” His job will be to fill the entire AETN portfolio—no small task given the slate of popular titles on its networks (“Duck Dynasty,” “Vikings,” “Bates Motel,” etc). We’ll get a taste of his work when History debuts miniseries “Houdini” later this year.
TV show I’d most like to have a cameo in: “South Park”
John, Paul, George or Ringo? Who’s Ringo?
Frank Underwood or Nick Brody? Frank Underwood
Twitter or Instagram? Instagram
Justin Bieber or Miley? Miley
Favorite Restaurant: The Odeon in Tribeca, NY
Alec Baldwin.. NY or LA? Mars