Brett Weitz, the longtime Common Manager of TNT, TBS, and truTV, is exiting in the wake of the completion of the Discovery-WarnerMedia merger, the enterprise verified to TheWrap on Wednesday.
Weitz’s posture has been eradicated next the restructure of the U.S. Networks Team Division below Kathleen Finch. He will be transitioning out of his purpose around the up coming thirty day period, with his previous day marking his 14th anniversary at the “TNets.”
“These earlier 14 years have been the most satisfying of my profession,” Weitz stated in a assertion. “I’ve experienced the wonderful fortune to generate and launch Emmy-successful fan-most loved enjoyment, to be a element of powerful daily life-shifting initiatives, and most importantly to have experienced the privilege to lead the most talented, focused, altruistic, and revolutionary crew at the TNets. We built substantial income for shareholders and fantastic material for followers though acquiring the most fun and getting superior associates with talent than any team I’ve ever been a section of. I will for sure continue to root for you all.”
Weitz was named to his present-day place in January 2019. All through his tenure he formulated a slate of sequence which include “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “Snowpiercer,” and “Chad.” He also brought back actuality competition collection “Wipeout” and expanded the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) franchise to a few sequence throughout two networks, as effectively when as “Impractical Jokers,” which launched numerous collection and a attribute movie.
In his prior position as govt VP of programming for TBS, Weitz ushered in additional top rated comedies than any other network, with series which include “The Very last O.G.” and “Miracle Staff.” Beforehand, Weitz served as Senior Vice President of Scripted Development for TNT and TBS where he made and assisted start hits together with “The Final Ship,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Falling Skies,” the “Dallas” revival and “Franklin & Bash.”