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ViacomCBS’ Entertainment & Youth Group Launches Movies & Limited Series Unit Run By Meghan Hooper White

ViacomCBS’ Entertainment & Youth Group Launches Movies & Limited Series Unit Run By Meghan Hooper White

ViacomCBS’ Entertainment & Youth Group is starting a new original movies and limited series unit to serve its portfolio of brands. The company has brought in A+E Networks’ Meghan Hooper White to run the unit as Evp and Head of Original Movies and Limited Series. She starts May 18 and will be reporting to Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative Officer.

The unit’s goal will be to mine the ViacomCBS library of IP for new original movies and limited series for networks in the portfolio as well as other outlets across the company, including CBS, Channel 5, Network 10 and the revamped streaming service that will succeed CBS All Access. The target is to do 100 movies annually.

They will be developed specifically for each brand. The ones for MTV will be primarily coming-of-age stories featuring top musicians and young Hollywood talent. Those for Comedy Central: will

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