Paul Schreiber has been promoted to president, North America at Carsey-Werner Television the place he’ll lead all day-to-day distribution operations, stated Carsey-Werner Television Chief Operating Officer Bob Dubelko on Tuesday. In addition to programming gross sales, Schreiber will instantly oversee all inside departments and exterior businesses together with advertising and marketing, analysis, affiliate relations, publicity, company communications and digital leisure methods.
Schreiber replaces Jim Kraus, Carsey-Werner’s president of home distribution, who’s shifting right into a senior guide function at the corporate after working in syndication for 45 years. Kraus joined Carsey-Werner in 1999 as govt VP/common gross sales supervisor after working at Universal’s syndication unit, MCA-TV for 17 years and departing as govt VP, gross sales and advertising and marketing.
Schreiber has been with Carsey-Werner — producer of such collection as That ’70s Show, Roseanne, The Cosby Show, third Rock From the Sun, Grace Under Fire, Grounded for Life and A Different World — for 26 years. He joined Carsey-Werner in 1996 as a Midwest divisional supervisor and, upon Kraus’ arrival, was promoted in 2000 to VP, gross sales supervisor within the Chicago workplace. Three years later, he was elevated to develop into senior VP of distribution, overseeing the corporate’s regional VPs. He was promoted to govt VP in 2010.
“Paul has performed a key function within the success of Carsey-Werner Television, working intently along with Jim over their a few years right here collectively,” Dubelko stated in an announcement. “He has proven excellent management expertise since he first arrived, working tirelessly to again up Jim in gross sales and gross sales administration whereas bringing a strategic understanding of analysis to his job – together with massive, revolutionary advertising and marketing concepts which have offered incalculable promotional worth to our many consumers.”
Schreiber plans to emphasize value-added promotional present activations and social media actions for purchasers buying titles from producers Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner. Carsey and Werner’s newest govt producing collaboration, Netflix’s upcoming That ‘90s Show, reunites them with That ‘70s Show creators, Bonnie and Terry Turner.
“Paul has discovered from the easiest,” Dubelko stated. “Jim is aware of the off-network enterprise like no different. Despite the altering tv panorama, he has used his expertise and experience again and again all through the many years by offering an enormous footprint for our library of iconic sitcom titles, which proceed to resonate amongst youthful generations. I’m thrilled Jim has agreed to stay on-board in his new capability so he can proceed to present his knowledge to us in his new advisory function.”
Schreiber’s first problem in his new function will likely be bringing to market The Conners, created by Tom Werner and Sara Gilbert. The Conners, now in its fifth season, airs on ABC on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.