CBS hires reality show executive

From Times Wire Services

CBS Corp. hired Jennifer Bresnan to lead development of reality shows, replacing Ghen Maynard.

Bresnan, named senior vice president of alternative programming, will oversee reality shows such as “Survivor” and report to CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler, the New York company said.

CBS hired Bresnan from the CW Network, where she supervised programs that included “America’s Next Top Model.”