CBS Lays Off 3 Veterans At Paramount TV

UPDATED: I’m told Maria Crenna, EVP of development at Paramount TV, and Brian Banks, SVP of comedy development at Paramount TV, and Jocelyn Fried, VP of current programming at Paramount TV, have lost their jobs. Crenna, daughter of the late actor Richard Crenna, worked for Les Moonves for 20 years dating back to his days at Warner Bros TV. And Banks used to be her assistant before he rose up through the ranks. “This is the first of breach of loyalty by Les to his longtime employees,” one senior agent told me.

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