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Doug Herzog

Former Viacom Boss on Dave Chappelle, Netflix and Podcasting From His Closet

Doug Herzog once ran Comedy Central. And MTV. And Spike. Since leaving his corner office in 2017, he’s parlayed his nearly four decades of television experience and integral roles in the launches of The Daily Show, The Real World and South Park into consulting and advisory gigs, board work and some executive coaching. Or, as […]

Doug Herzog Out at Viacom

The news comes roughly a week after Bob Bakish was formally named CEO of the ailing media company.

Holy Shit, ‘South Park’ Is 20! Trey Parker, Matt Stone on Censors, Tom Cruise and Scientology’s Role in Isaac Hayes Quitting

THR spoke to 'South Park' creators Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and others involved in the Comedy Central show's early days on 20 years of history.

Viacom’s Doug Herzog on MTV’s Future, Keeping Amy Schumer on Comedy Central

"Hardly anybody is going to do a sketch show forever," says the TV exec as he dishes on the renewal of 'Inside Amy Schumer,' receiving death threats from "vicious" 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' fans and former Grantland editorial director Dan Fierman's move to MTV News.

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Vince Gilligan, Alex Gibney, More Reveal Their Favorite Books

Big Hollywood names divulge their real-life page turners — some from the past, others fresh from the shelf.

CNN Gives Early Order to ‘The Eighties’ From Tom Hanks’ Playtone

'The Seventies' is set to premiere this June.

Irena Medavoy Reveals How Hollywood Does a Whirlwind East Coast College Tour

The Hollywood mom and her son do seven schools in 17 degrees amid the social swirl of junior-year spring break.

‘Empire’ and Kevin Reilly: Not the Only Show to Become a Hit for a Fired Exec

'The Voice,' 'Lost' and four other TV series hit it big after the network chiefs left.

Why Is Ted Demme’s Widow Taking His Ashes Around Hollywood?

The long-gestating documentary features Harvey Weinstein and Doug Herzog remembering the director in front of his "sexy f---ing urn."

Boston’s Emerson College Set to Break Ground On Splashy $110-Million L.A. Campus On Sunset Blvd.

The facility’s bold design is by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne.