According to people familiar with the matter, ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) is reorganizing the operations of its Paramount Pictures (Paramount Pictures Co.) film and television production department. This is part of a broader adjustment to the management of the department. This adjustment will Let the television veteran David Nevins play a greater role.
The above-mentioned people familiar with the matter said that under the new structure, Paramount Pictures’ film and television departments will operate as separate entities. Nickelodeon CEO Brian Robbins will be in charge of the film business, and Nevins, who has long served as a senior executive of ViacomCBS’s TV business, will assume the new role of overseeing the Paramount TV division.
These people familiar with the matter said that the reorganization plan is expected to be announced as early as Monday. “The Wall Street Journal” (The Wall Street Journal) previously reported that Robbins will succeed Jim Gianopulos as the chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures.