Susan Rovner Named Chairman of NBCU Entertainment Programming

Rovner to oversee all entertainment programming decisions as part of new structure

NBCUniversal made it official on Monday, naming former Warner Bros. TV executive Susan Rovner as chairman of its entertainment programming division. She starts Monday.

Rovner will oversee all programming decisions at NBCU, including for scripted and unscripted content, late-night shows, and Peacock, the company’s new streaming service. She’ll also be in charge of NBC’s slate of cable channels, including Bravo, E!, USA and Syfy, as well as first-run syndicated programming including “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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