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Davis Official as CBS Drama Boss, Makes Hires

Network’s Chak, Seabury to serve as her vice presidents.

Christina Davis has been officially named the sole head of CBS Drama, the network said Wednesday.

Davis, a senior vice president, ran the department along with Robert Zotnowski, until his departure in August.

She now takes over sole duties, with Yelena Chak and Bryan Seabury to serve as her vice presidents, CBS said.

Key projects for CBS Drama include the remake of "Hawaii Five-O" and a "Criminal Minds" spinoff.

Chak has worked in the drama department as a director for the past two years, where she had a key role in the development of such shows as “The Mentalist,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “The Good Wife.”

Seabury was vice president of drama development at CBS Television Studios and worked with Chak in developing several of the network’s new fall series, as well as the CW’s “Life Unexpected.”

Davis has been at CBS since 1997, working first as assistant to CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler. She became a supervisor in 1999, a manager in 2000, a director in 2002 and a vice president in 2005.

In July 2007 she and Zotnoswki were named co-senior vps of drama.

Zotnowski left the company in August to head up Sam Raimi’s TV unit, which has a first-look deal with Sony TV.