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Having lived in the US for 5 years now, Jane was President of Discovery Channel US until 2007 where she re-positioned the Channel giving it a fresh voice leading it to record ratings. During her time at Discovery, Jane commissioned international hits like Man vs. Wild (Born Survivor), Deadliest Catch and Dirty Jobs, as well as turning Planet Earth... See full bio »

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Known For

(2014)
The Media Show Producer
(1987-1990)
One Strange Rock Producer
(2018)
Mankind Decoded Producer
(2013)

Filmography

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  The Last Czars (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
 2018 The '90s Greatest (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Tabloid Decade (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Generation Wired (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Enemies Within and Without (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Culture Wars (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Internet Revolution (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The '80s Greatest (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Walls Come Down (2018) ... (executive producer)
- It's a Small World (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Greed Is Good (2018) ... (executive producer)
- New Dynasty (2018) ... (executive producer)
- I Want It All (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 One Strange Rock (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Home (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Awakening (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Terraform (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Alien (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Escape (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 America: Promised Land (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Africa's Great Civilizations (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations (2017) ... (executive producer: for Nutopia)
- The Atlantic Age (2017) ... (executive producer: for Nutopia)
- Cities (2017) ... (executive producer: for Nutopia)
- Empires of Gold (2017) ... (executive producer: for Nutopia)
- The Cross and the Crescent (2017) ... (executive producer: for Nutopia)
 2015 Metropolis (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- New Orleans (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Paris (2015) ... (executive producer)
- London (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Rome (2015) ... (executive producer)
- San Francisco (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery. (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- The True Cross (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Secret Brother of Jesus (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Judas (2015) ... (executive producer)
- John the Baptist (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Shroud of Turin (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 How We Got to Now (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Cold (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Clean (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The British (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- War and Peace (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Tale of Two Cities (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Superpower (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dirty Money (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Revolution (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The '90s: The Last Great Decade? (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Held Hostage: The in Amenas Ordeal (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Super Power (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tear Down These Walls (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Masters of the Universe (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Shop 'til You Drop (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Revolutionaries (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Mankind Decoded (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Building Earth (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Need for Speed (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Information Is Power (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Man and Metals (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Fire, Coal and Oil (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The Nazi Gospels (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Mankind the Story of All of Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- New Frontiers (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Speed (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pioneers (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Revolutions (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Treasure (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Adrift: 47 Days with Sharks (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 Targeting Bin Laden (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 9/11 State of Emergency (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 America: The Story of Us (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Millennium (2010) ... (executive producer)
- WWII (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Cities (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Boom (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Heartland (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2007 In the Shadow of the Moon (Documentary) (executive producer: Discovery Channel)
 2006 Saving Ronald Reagan (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 All Mod Cons (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Yesterday Once More (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Outside Room (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Pad (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Just Switch On (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Ever So Contemporary (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Plotlands (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1996 Wired World (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 The Alternative Christmas Message (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1994 A Mutter of Voices (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1992 Cinéma! Cinéma! The French New Wave (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1992 The Making of 'A Brief History of Time' (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1991 The Thing Is... Hotels (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1991 The Thing Is... Babies (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1991 Arena (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Human Face (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Thing Is... Prisons (1990) ... (producer)
  The Media Show (TV Series documentary) (producer - 40 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (series editor - 10 episodes, 1989)
- Episode #5.11 (1989) ... (series editor)
- Episode #5.9 (1989) ... (series editor)
- Episode #5.8 (1989) ... (series editor)
- Episode #5.7 (1989) ... (series editor)
- Episode #5.6 (1989) ... (series editor)
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(1999-2004) Head of BBC Two TV (England).

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