Brett Weitz, the longtime Typical Manager of TNT, TBS, and truTV, is exiting in the wake of the completion of the Discovery-WarnerMedia merger, the company confirmed to TheWrap on Wednesday.
Weitz’s position has been eliminated adhering to the restructure of the U.S. Networks Team Division below Kathleen Finch. He will be transitioning out of his part over the future month, with his past day marking his 14th anniversary at the “TNets.”
“These earlier 14 years have been the most satisfying of my vocation,” Weitz said in a assertion. “I’ve experienced the wonderful fortune to produce and start Emmy-profitable lover-favourite amusement, to be a portion of impressive lifestyle-transforming initiatives, and most importantly to have experienced the privilege to direct the most talented, devoted, altruistic, and innovative crew at the TNets. We built large revenue for shareholders and good material for followers whilst obtaining the most enjoyment and currently being far better partners with talent than any team I’ve at any time been a aspect of. I will for guaranteed carry on to root for you all.”
Weitz was named to his existing place in January 2019. Throughout his tenure he formulated a slate of collection which includes “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “Snowpiercer,” and “Chad.” He also introduced again fact level of competition series “Wipeout” and expanded the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) franchise to three sequence throughout two networks, as properly when as “Impractical Jokers,” which launched numerous series and a feature film.
In his prior part as government VP of programming for TBS, Weitz ushered in more major comedies than any other community, with series such as “The Past O.G.” and “Miracle Workers.” Formerly, Weitz served as Senior Vice President of Scripted Improvement for TNT and TBS the place he made and served launch hits including “The Final Ship,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Falling Skies,” the “Dallas” revival and “Franklin & Bash.”