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Nina Tassler

CBS entertainment chief to step down after 11 years

Longtime CBS executive Nina Tassler has decided to step down from her role as chairman of CBS Entertainment at year’s end. 

Tassler, who first joined the network in 1997 as a development executive, helped to make CBS the most-watched network for 12 of the past 13 years with crowd and critical faves like The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, How I Met Your Mother and Scorpion, among others. She also launched The Talk, as well as The Late Late Show with James Corden and, just last week, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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