Kim Lemon is Executive Vice President, Research, Program Planning and Scheduling for Showtime Networks Inc. He is responsible for overseeing all research on behalf of the company including Programming, Marketing, Product Development and SHOWTIME Sports®. Lemon also manages all program planning and scheduling for the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, the network’s multiplex channels, as well as SNI’s stand-alone streaming service, and On Demand and authenticated services, including SHOWTIME ANYTIME®, SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL® and Smithsonian Earth™.
A SHOWTIME veteran, Lemon has held leadership positions at the network in research and programming for over 25 years including most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Research, Program Planning and Scheduling. During his tenure, Lemon was an integral part of the launch and development of SUNDANCE CHANNEL® and SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL. Previously, he worked as Vice President, Research for Showtime Networks Inc., a position he held since September 1994. In these roles, Lemon implemented innovative studies which monitor programming performance and the communication of this information. He steadily rose through the ranks at the network since he joined the company in 1988.
Prior to SHOWTIME, Lemon served as a Market Research Analyst at Malarkey-Taylor Associates, an industry consulting and research group based in Washington, D.C.
Lemon earned his bachelors degree in Advertising/Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Public Affairs from The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He works out of the company’s corporate headquarters in New York City.
# # #