and Jana Winograde
have been named co-presidents of entertainment at Showtime Networks
, the company announced Thursday.
The pair will develop and supervise all Showtime programming, including comedy, drama, unscripted, documentaries and film, overseeing production, program operations, business affairs, casting, scheduling, research and home entertainment. They will also be liaisons to CBS
’ international and domestic distribution groups. Additionally, Winograde will become a board member of Smithsonian Networks
, also a division of CBS Corp.
The move comes shortly after David Nevins
’ elevation in October to chief creative officer of CBS Corporation
and chairman of Showtime
, adding to his existing position as CEO of the premiere cable network.
“Gary and Jana are peerless in their roles. Both command great respect from their colleagues inside and outside the company, and they have been key in driving our growth,” said Nevins in a statement. “As we invest more deeply in creating world class content for our audiences,