Former WWE Senior Vice President, Creative and Development, Eric Pankowski was recently hired by CBS TV Distribution to be the new Senior Vice President of Programming and Development according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The announcement was made Wednesday by Executive Vice Presisent of Programming and Development Maureen FitzPatrick. Pankowski will create and develop first run programs and oversee current shows.
Before being hired by WWE, Pankowski was senior VP at the Reveille/Shine Group. He also worked at Warner Bros. where he was involved in the launch of Lopez Tonight and worked on TMZ to expand the brand.