After 10 years with CBS, Chris Castallo, EVP of alternative programming, will be leaving the network when his contract expires in September, a company spokesperson has confirmed.
While no replacement has been announced, Castallo plans to stay until his predecessor has been named.
According to the spokesperson, Castallo’s departure is under amicable circumstances, and he had been talking with Glenn Geller, president of CBS Entertainment, about making a move for some time.
Castallo served joined CBS in 2007 as SVP, alternative programming and was promoted to EVP, alternative programming in August 2013.
Prior to joining CBS, Castallo was SVP, development at NBC, overseeing development and production of primetime drama series, including Heroes, Studio 60 and Kidnapped. From 2003 to 2005, Castallo was SVP at Tollin/Robbins Productions, and was involved in the development and production of Smallville and One Tree Hill.