With Showtime Merging Into Paramount+, Erin Calhoun To Oversee Streaming & Cross-Company Publicity; Susan Lundgren Exits

Following Monday’s announcement that Showtime’s linear and streaming platforms will be rebranded to Paramount+ With Showtime, Paramount Global has promoted Showtime and Paramount TV Studios communications chief Erin Calhoun to the new role of EVP of communications of Paramount Streaming and Cross-Company Publicity. The news of the exec’s elevation comes as CBS Interactive’s Susan Lundgren exits her post, giving Calhoun expanded purview across brands.

Erin Calhoun Lands Showtime Top PR Post

Calhoun will take on the role of EVP of communications on May 4. She succeeds Johanna Fuentes, who is leaving the ViacomCBS network to head global communications at Warner Bros.

Showtime Names Erin Calhoun Comm. SVP

Showtime Networks has hired Erin Calhoun as the new senior vice president of corporate communications, the company announced today. Calhoun joins Showtime from NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment where she was VP of corporate communications, managing trade and business strategies and internal communications for USA Network, SYFY and Chiller.