“It’s the reach that CBS and Viacom bring to the table that is so valuable. He is also on the board of CBS Radio, Inc. and New Alternatives for Children, Inc. “This transaction has been about the industrial logic of the deal – not about me or any one individual,” Ianniello said. Venues in Response to ‘No Time to Die’ Delay, Regal, Cineworld Confirms Temporary Suspension of U.S., U.K. Operations, Megan Thee Stallion Delivers Powerful 'Protect Black Women' Statement on 'SNL', The 10 Best ‘Gilmore Girls’ Music Moments, Taylor Lautner Buys Striking Agoura Hills Mansion, Mercedes-Benz’s New Electric Scooter Aims to Bring Luxury to Your Last Mile, Barstool CEO Erika Nardini Named To WWE Board of Directors, Eddie Bauer Celebrates 100th Anniversary With a Stylish New Jacket (And It’s Going To Sell Out Fast). Moreover, CBS had several big debt payments looming. Series:  "Seven Worlds, One Planet"  Net:  BBC America  Premiere Date:  Saturday, Jan. 18  Time: 9 p.m. Series: "Avenue 5"  Net: HBO Premiere Date: Sunday, Jan. 19  Time: 10 p.m. Series:  "9-1-1: Lone Star"  Net:  Fox   Premiere Date:  Sunday, Jan. 19   Time: 10 p.m. Series: "Curb Your Enthusiasm"  Net: HBO Premiere Date: Sunday, Jan. 19  Time: 10:30 p.m. Series:  "Brain Games"  Net:  Nat Geo  Premiere Date:  Monday, Jan. 20  Time: 9 p.m. Series:  "Home Town"  Net:  HGTV  Premiere Date:  Monday, Jan. 20  Time: 9 p.m. Series:  "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"  Net: The CW    Premiere Date:  Tuesday, Jan. 21   Time: 9 p.m. Series:  "Project Blue Book"  Net: History Channel    Premiere Date:  Tuesday, Jan. 21   Time: 10 p.m. Series:  "Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens"  Net: Comedy Central   Premiere Date:  Wednesday, Jan. 22   Time: 10:30 p.m. Series:  "Star Trek: Picard"  Net:  CBS All Access   Premiere Date: Thursday, Jan. 23    Time: N/A. The handoff will be effective March 23, according to a Friday announcement.

Ianniello was named acting CEO at the time. Ianniello spent more than 20 years at CBS and Viacom, rising through the ranks on the business side to the post of president and chief operating officer. Prior to NBCU, Cheeks began his career as an entertainment associate at Loeb & Loeb in 1992 before going on to spent 14 years at Viacom, serving as executive vice president and general counsel for a portfolio of the company’s cable networks. magazine reboot, Dr. Ian Smith returns to reformatted 'The Doctors' as new host, Drew Barrymore on her new talk show: 'The rule book is on fire', sexual harassment and assault allegations, slated to receive a $100 million windfall, Montauk's Surf Lodge is transforming into wellness retreat amid pandemic, Wall Street firms' return-to-work movement gaining steam, Kindle Unlimited discounted 20% off for Amazon Prime Day early deal, Save up to 60 percent on shoes, apparel and more during Nordstrom menswear sale, Amazon takes $50 off year-long Audible subscription for Prime Day deal, How to become an early investor in AI robot revolutionizing the fast food industry, Mask and you shall receive: Where to pick up the best face coverings, Pink puppies caught red-handed after getting into makeup, Most hated man in gossip, Perez Hilton, now wants to apologize. Both come from similar backgrounds in business and finance.

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The lawsuit at issue here claims Moonves and other defendants made “materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company’s business, operational and compliance policies.” Those statements may not turn out to be securities violations in the judge’s POV, but Moonves certainly skated over the line, in her opinion. Also Read: Why Netflix Is Betting You’ll Want ‘The Witcher’ Season 2 – Before You’ve Seen Season 1, Series: "Dracula"  Net: Netflix Premiere Date: Saturday, Jan. 4  Time: N/A. But as the negotiations progressed, the future of CBS’ president and acting CEO became a key concern for CBS board members. CBS’ experience in carriage battles taught Ianniello a great deal about the value of the high-end content, notably NFL rights, that CBS brings to the table. Showtime and smaller cable channels Pop and Smithsonian will move out of Ianniello’s portfolio, with Showtime chief and CBS chief creative officer David Nevins now reporting directly to Bakish, as well as to Ianniello on CBS-related programming matters. Also Read: Steve Burke's NBCUniversal Legacy - and How Jeff Shell's Style Matches Up. The proxy filing also disclosed that ViacomCBS president-CEO Bob Bakish received a total of about $36.6 million in compensation last year, including salary of $3.1 million and a bonus of $12.4 million. He is credited with plotting the business strategy that helped turbo-charge CBS’ earnings and stock price following the company’s separation from Viacom in 2006, which took place six years after the companies were initially brought together by media mogul Sumner Redstone. 2 and supported his efforts to dilute the control that Viacom’s Shari Redstone had over CBS. Ianniello’s close association with Moonves and involvement in CBS’ failed legal action against Shari Redstone and the Redstone family’s National Amusements last year seemed to ensure he would be shown the door soon after Moonves’ ouster. Launch dates for broadcast, cable and streaming programs, Up-to-date lists for broadcast, cable and streaming series, Pandemic-proof vs. pandemic-contingent broadcast lineups, Signup for Breaking News Alerts & Newsletters, Get our latest storiesin the feed of your favorite networks. 2 to Bakish on the pay scale for current corporate officers with compensation valued at $9.4 million. Series:  "Brockmire"  Net: IFC  Premiere Date:  Wednesday, March 18   Time: 10 p.m. Here’s when 137 broadcast, cable and streaming series debut and come back, NBCUniversal Unveils Steve Burke's Retirement Date, Jeff Shell's Succession Timing, Steve Burke's NBCUniversal Legacy - and How Jeff Shell's Style Matches Up, Why Netflix Is Betting You’ll Want ‘The Witcher’ Season 2 – Before You’ve Seen Season 1, Seth MacFarlane Moves From 20th Century Fox to NBCU With 5-Year, $200 Million Overall Deal, NBCUniversal Unveils Steve Burke’s Retirement Date, Jeff Shell’s Succession Timing, Steve Burke’s NBCUniversal Legacy – and How Jeff Shell’s Style Matches Up.

Ianniello was Moonves’ right-hand lieutenant on the business side for years, serving as chief financial officer and chief operating officer, until Moonves was fired last September after allegations of past sexual misconduct surfaced. “The Amended Complaint, read in the light most favorable to Plaintiffs, adequately—though barely—alleges that this was a misleading statement of material fact.”. Series:  "Better Things"  Net: FX   Premiere Date:  Thursday, March 5   Time: 10 p.m. Series:  "Cake"  Net: FXX  Premiere Date:  Thursday, March 5   Time: 10 p.m. Series:  "Amazing Stories"  Net: Apple TV+   Premiere Date:  Friday, March 6   Time: N/A, Series:  "Hillary"  Net:  Hulu  Premiere Date:  Friday, March 6  Time: N/A.

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