Lifetime and LMN has tapped Katie Buchanan as senior vice president, Programming Strategy & Scheduling. Prior to Lifetime/LMN, Buchanan was senior vice president, Programming Strategy and Acquisitions for CMT. In her role there, Buchanan was responsible for the programming, strategy, scheduling, on-air promo media planning, research analysis, multi-platform and digital scheduling, and all acquisitions for the network. In addition to her role at CMT, Buchanan oversaw the acquisition coordination for additional Viacom brands, including Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, TeenNick and TV Land.