David Nevins named chief creative officer at CBS Corporation

Screen | 10/18/2018 | Staff
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Showtime Networks chief David Nevins has been named chief creative officer for parent CBS Corporation, making him the company’s top creative executive.

Nevins has also been promoted from president and CEO to chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks, the CBS division comprising premium pay cable service Showtime and its sibling networks.

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The promotion is the latest to be made as CBS Corporation reorganises after the departure of chairman, president and CEO Les Moonves amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Moonves has said the allegations are “untrue.”

In his new role, Los Angeles-based Nevins will oversee programming, marketing and research across CBS Television Studios, the CBS broadcast network’s entertainment division, Showtime Networks and, in conjunction with CBS Interactive, programming for direct-to-consumer streaming service CBS All Access. He will also oversee CBS’ interest in The CW, a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros Entertainment.

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Under Nevins, Showtime has contributed to the boom in high-end original scripted programming with series including Homeland, Patrick Melrose,...
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