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Seasoned unscripted executive Susan Levison, former head of original programming at VH1, has been named Svp Alternative Programming for CBS Television Studios. She will report to Senior Evp Ghen Maynard. CBS TV Studios launched the alternative department last fall when CBS veteran Maynard returned to the fold. While the studio is building an executive suite with two heavyweights who have run network alternative departments, CBS has a pending vacancy with head of… »
Levison will report to Ghen Maynard, senior executive vice president of alternative programming. She will work with Maynard to create and develop new alternative and unscripted content for all broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and digital platforms.
“I’ve known Susan a long time and am excited to have her join me in building our alternative operations at the Studio,” said Maynard. “She brings an entrepreneurial spirit that I’ve long admired, as well as outstanding creative chops as a producer, seller and buyer.”
Levison joins CBS from VH1/Sony where she has been executive producing the scripted series “Daytime Divas,” starring Vanessa Williams. Prior to that, she served as executive vice president of original programming and production at VH1, overseeing all VH1 original programming and development for both the East and West »
- Joe Otterson
CBS Television Studios is bolstering its alternative division.
The studio has tapped former VH1 exec Susan Levison to serve as senior vp alternative programming. She will work closely with senior exec vp alternative Ghen Maynard and develop new alternative and unscripted content for broadcast, cable, streaming and digital platforms.
"I've known Susan a long time and am excited to have her join me in building our alternative operations at the studio," said Maynard, to whom she will report. "She brings an entrepreneurial spirit that I've long admired, as well as outstanding creative chops as a producer, seller and buyer."
- Lesley Goldberg
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