Sharon Vuong

Burnett & Darnell create ‘entertainment Olympics’ show for CBS

Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell (below right) have joined forces to conjure up the “Olympics for entertainment” – a format called The World’s Best for US broadcaster CBS. The format is being billed as a “first-of-its-kind global talent competition that features acts from every genre imaginable, from every corner of the planet”. Each episode will […]

Key CBS drama exec stepping down

The head of drama development at US broadcaster CBS, Christina Davis, has stepped down. The exec is currently on maternity leave, but will not return following this after informing the network of her decision to exit. This comes after CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller announced he was stepping down after suffering a heart attack, with […]

CBS current chief exiting

US broadcaster CBS is losing a second senior executive in a week, with Bridget Wiley following Glenn Geller out of the door. Wiley is the executive VP of current programmes at CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios, but is leaving after twelve years. Geller hired Wiley in 2005 in a VP post. She was then […]

CBS names Castallo successor

CBS has gone in-house to find a successor to network alternative programming chief Chris Castallo. Sharon Vuong has been upped to senior VP, alternative programmng at CBS Entertainment. She is promoted from a VP, alternative series development post, and will succeed Casatallo, who exits this summer when his contract runs out. Effective immediately, she will […]