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Randy Runkle, M.F.A.

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

Peter Stark Producing Program

Email: pstark@cinema.usc.edu
Work Phone: 213.740.3304

Randy Runkle is currently Senior Vice President of Programming for Showtime Networks.  He has been at Showtime since 1994 and has overseen TV series including Homeland, House of Lies, Californication, The Tudors, Sleeper Cell, and Penn & Teller: Bullshit!  Before that he was feature Production Coordinator at 20th Century Fox.  He has a B.A. in Film Studies from CSU Sacramento and an M.F.A. in Cinema/Television Production from USC.  He is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.