Gabriel MaranoA&E Network has upped Gabriel Marano to the post of SVP Scripted Programming, a promotion earned after overseeing the cable network’s scripted successes including Bates Motel and the departed Longmire and upcoming series like The Omen-based Damien set to bow in 2016.

In his new role Marano, a former Fox TV Studios exec who came over in February 2013, will oversee the scripted programming team and development and current of all original scripted content. He will continue to report to EVP and Head Of Programming Elaine Frontain Bryant and work out of A&E’s West Coast HQ.

Marano’s other projects included The Glades, The Returned, the upcoming Unforgettable and The Infamous, a just-landed crime drama series pilot from A+E Studios in association with Color Force.