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[10/18/18 - 01:15 PM]
David Nevins Named Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation
Nevins has also been promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc., and will remain as the business's Chief Executive Officer.

[via press release from CBS]

DAVID NEVINS NAMED CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER, CBS CORPORATION

Nevins Also Promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc.

NEW YORK - Oct. 18, 2018 - David Nevins has been named Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, effective immediately, it was announced today by Joe Ianniello, President and Acting Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation. Nevins has also been promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc., and will remain as the business's Chief Executive Officer. He will be based in Los Angeles.

In this role, Nevins will be responsible for oversight of programming, marketing and research across CBS Television Studios, the CBS Television Network's Entertainment division, Showtime Networks and, in conjunction with CBS Interactive, programming for CBS All Access. He will also oversee CBS' interest in The CW, a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment. Julie McNamara (CBS All Access), David Stapf (CBS Television Studios), Kelly Kahl (CBS Entertainment), George Schweitzer (Marketing) and Radha Subramanyam (Research) will continue in their leadership roles in these respective areas.

"David has a brilliant creative mind and an impressive track record of success at SHOWTIME and in the entertainment industry," said Ianniello. "He is a forward-thinking leader who has driven programming excellence and subscriber growth for the cable network and its growing over-the-top service. The combination of David working with the outstanding and proven creative leaders we have in place will continue to build our position as a global premium content powerhouse."

"We have great strength in the creative leadership across the Company's content divisions, and I am excited to get to work with the talented teams that run CBS' programming services," said Nevins. "Together, we are committed to growing our businesses, offering industry-leading shows that are among the most powerful and most loved across broadcast, streaming and premium cable."

As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Showtime Networks Inc., Nevins manages the company's programming, distribution, business development, finance, marketing, creative, digital media, scheduling, research, acquisitions, network operations, home entertainment, business affairs and corporate communications teams, as well as SHOWTIME Sports(R) and Smithsonian Networks. He also works closely with CBS Corporation's international and domestic distribution groups on the monetization of SHOWTIME's content around the world.

Under his leadership, SHOWTIME has launched countless hit series, including the critically acclaimed originals HOMELAND, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, SHAMELESS, THE AFFAIR, SMILF, PATRICK MELROSE, KIDDING, HOUSE OF LIES, THE CIRCUS, THE CHI and TWIN PEAKS. The first project greenlit by Nevins at the network, HOMELAND, was the recipient of Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as a prestigious Peabody Award. During his tenure, SHOWTIME has also become the industry leader in boxing.

Before joining Showtime Networks, Nevins was an Emmy Award-winning producer and network programming executive. He served as President of Imagine Television from 2002-2010, where he oversaw development and production and was an executive producer on all Imagine Television shows. Under his leadership, Imagine produced "Arrested Development," which won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, and "24," which won for Outstanding Drama Series. He also developed and executive produced the critically acclaimed series "Friday Night Lights," which received honors from the American Film Institute (AFI) for Television Program of the Year and the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. Nevins also received an Emmy Award nomination for his work as an executive producer on the final season of "Friday Night Lights."

Prior to joining Imagine, Nevins served as Executive Vice President of Programming at Fox Broadcasting Company. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President, Primetime Series at NBC, where he was responsible for the development and creative supervision of such renowned dramas and comedies as "ER," "The West Wing," "Will & Grace," "Homicide: Life On The Street" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

Nevins graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College in Amherst, Mass. He and his wife, Andrea, live in Los Angeles with their daughter and two sons.

About CBS Corporation:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most-recognized in business. The Company's operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS' businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network Ten Australia, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences. For more information, go to www.cbscorporation.com.





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