Brett Weitz, the longtime Standard Manager of TNT, TBS, and truTV, is exiting in the wake of the completion of the Discovery-WarnerMedia merger, the organization confirmed to TheWrap on Wednesday.
Weitz’s position has been eradicated pursuing the restructure of the U.S. Networks Group Division less than Kathleen Finch. He will be transitioning out of his role in excess of the future month, with his final working day marking his 14th anniversary at the “TNets.”
“These past 14 years have been the most satisfying of my occupation,” Weitz reported in a statement. “I’ve experienced the terrific fortune to generate and launch Emmy-winning admirer-preferred amusement, to be a portion of strong existence-switching initiatives, and most importantly to have had the privilege to direct the most gifted, focused, altruistic, and revolutionary staff at the TNets. We built big income for shareholders and brilliant articles for supporters while having the most enjoyable and being better associates with expertise than any workforce I have at any time been a component of. I will for sure keep on to root for you all.”
Weitz was named to his current position in January 2019. All through his tenure he developed a slate of series like “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “Snowpiercer,” and “Chad.” He also brought back again truth level of competition sequence “Wipeout” and expanded the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) franchise to a few sequence throughout two networks, as nicely while as “Impractical Jokers,” which launched multiple collection and a characteristic film.
In his prior part as government VP of programming for TBS, Weitz ushered in more prime comedies than any other network, with sequence like “The Previous O.G.” and “Miracle Employees.” Earlier, Weitz served as Senior Vice President of Scripted Advancement for TNT and TBS where by he made and aided start hits which include “The Past Ship,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Falling Skies,” the “Dallas” revival and “Franklin & Bash.”