CBS’ Jack Sussman Steps Down As Unscripted & Specials Chief After 25 Years

Sussman, EVP, specials, music, live events and alternative programming, CBS Entertainment, is stepping down but will remain in business with the network as an exec producer of both The Tony Awards and The Kennedy Center Honors.

CBS Merges Specials & Alternative Programming

CBS Entertainment has combined the network’s specials and alternative programming units under Jack Sussman, a 22-year CBS veteran who has overseen the network’s specials since 1998, most recently as EVP, Specials, Music and Live Events. In the new setup, Sussman will take on additional responsibilities and head the combined department.