Susan Levison

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 […]

Ex-VH1 exec takes CBS alternative spot

Former VH1 reality chief Susan Levison has joined US broadcaster CBS in a senior alternative programming post. She has been named senior VP, alternative programming at the Eye Network’s CBS Television Studios. She’ll work with and report to CBS TV Studios senior executive VP, alternative programming Ghen Maynard to create and develop unscripted programming for […]

VH1 names Levison reality replacement

Viacom network VH1 has named the long-serving Nina L. Diaz its new reality TV chief following the November exit of Susan Levison and Jill Holmes more recently. Diaz has been promoted from senior VP, East Coast development to executive VP and head of reality at the youth-skewed network. This comes after Holmes, VH1’s EVP of […]

Levison is latest VH1 exit

Susan Levison is following Tom Calderone out of the door at music-focused US cable channel VH1. Chris McCarthy replaced former president Calderone earlier this year, and the management changes continue as executive VP, original programming and production Levison (pictured) exits after two years. McCarthy last month promoted Amy Doyle to become EVP of VH1 and […]

VH1 to bare all in Naked Dating

US cable channel VH1 has given the greenlight to Naked Dating (WT), a weekly dating show that will see contestants baring all for love. Filmed at an unnamed but exotic locale, each close-ended episode of the 10x60mins show will see a man and woman each date two naked suitors before they analyse the experience and […]