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Marc Etkind Out as Science Channel General Manager

Marc Etkind is out as general manager of Science Channel, a rep for Discovery, which owns Science Channel, confirmed to TheWrap.

His departure marks the end of a 12-year stint at Discovery, having served in his most recent role for four of those years.

He moved into the role of Gm at Science Channel from fellow Discovery-owned network Destination America in 2015.

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He first joined Discovery in 2007 as vice president of development for Animal Planet. There, he was in charge of creating series and stunts aimed at moving the network from a niche animal channel to a broader entertainment destination. At Animal Planet, his series included “Finding Bigfoot,” “Call of the Wildman,” “Gator Boys,” and “Pitbulls and Parolees.”

Before moving to Science Channel, he served as senior vice president of content strategy at Destination America, where he oversaw the development,

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