Leslie Moonves

CBS shake-up: Kelly Kahl and Thom Sherman promoted into top leadership roles as Glenn Geller exits

CBS shake-up: Kelly Kahl and Thom Sherman promoted into top leadership roles as Glenn Geller exits

CBS is overhauling its leadership ranks, promoting veteran scheduling chief Kelly Kahl to president of CBS Entertainment, and bringing on longtime creative executive Thom Sherman to oversee programming for America’s most popular television network.

Kahl has been a stalwart of CBS Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Leslie Moonves’ inner circle for more than two decades, and has been instrumental in the network’s success.

He will replace Glenn Geller, who had a mild heart attack in mid-March as CBS was preparing its slate of pilots. CBS announced...

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