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CBS Corp. said Tuesday that Meghan Lyvers, a senior programming executive at CBS Television Studios, has been named to the newly created role of senior vp co-productions and development at CBS Studios International.
Lyvers will relocate to the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Amsterdam, reporting to Armando Nunez, president and CEO of CBS Studios International, and David Stapf, president of CBS Television Studios.
“From her new base in Europe, Lyvers will develop new programming opportunities for CBS Television Studios in both the U.S. and the international market,” the company said. “She will acquire new formats, identify co-production opportunities and mine the studios’ deep library as she looks to develop original series with CBS’ broadcast and streaming partners around the world.”
As part of that, she will look to create new content for international platforms.
“The global marketplace continues to grow with more platforms and more demand for programming, which, in turn, opens up significant opportunities for premium content providers like CBS,” said Nunez. “Meghan will be a great asset to our international operation as we continue to expand our content portfolio and serve our clients’ programming needs.”
Most recently, Lyvers was senior vp cable/digital at CBS Television Studios, developing programming for basic, pay cable and premium streaming services. She joined the company as senior vp drama development in 2014, helping to develop series such as MacGyver, Bull and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
Prior to CBS Television Studios, Lyvers was a producer at Management 360, establishing the firm’s television division and building its drama and comedy slate.
Before that, she was vp development and production at Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal’s Tribeca Productions.
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