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Lyvers elevated to SVP, co-productions and development at CBS Studios Int’l

Meghan Lyvers, senior programming executive at CBS Television Studios has been elevated to SVP, co-productions and development at CBS Studios International. In her new role, Lyvers will relocate to Amsterdam, where ...
April 27, 2017

Meghan Lyvers, senior programming executive at CBS Television Studios has been elevated to SVP, co-productions and development at CBS Studios International.

In her new role, Lyvers will relocate to Amsterdam, where the company’s EMEA headquarters resides. She will report to Armando Nuñez, president and CEO, CBS Studios International, and David Stapf, president, CBS Television Studios.

Lyvers will develop new programming opportunities for CBS Television Studios in both the U.S. and the global market. She will acquire new formats, identify co-production opportunities and dig through the Studios’ library as she looks to develop original series with CBS’ broadcast and international streaming partners. Lyvers will continue working with the Studio’s extensive roster of writers and producers to create new content for international platforms.

Lyvers joined the company as SVP, Drama Development in 2014, helping develop series such as Macgyver, Bull and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. 

Prior to CBS Television Studios, Lyvers was a producer at Management 360, where she founded their television division and built the company’s drama and comedy line up, including the upcoming AMC series The Terror. She also developed projects with their roster of writer, director and actor clients across broadcast, cable and digital platforms.

Previously, Lyvers served as VP, development and production at Tribeca Productions. For more than a decade, she helped lead Tribeca’s feature film and television slate, including About a Boy, Meet the Fockers, The Good Shepherd, Little Fockers, Being Flynn and NYC 22. Lyvers was involved in the creation of the Tribeca Film Festival and Tribeca Film Institute with Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, and she remains active with both organizations.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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