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CBS poaches Fox, Television 360 drama execs

NCISCBS Television Studios has hired a pair of drama executives, one from rival broadcaster Fox and the other from US indie Television 360.

Meghan Lyvers, who was previously at Management 360’s TV unit, has been named senior VP, drama development, while Brianna Bennett has become VP, drama development.

Lyvers is also the former former VP, development and production at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Productions outfit. While at LA agency Management 360, she worked on shows such as spy thriller Avenues of Spies, which is in development at WGN America.

Bennett, meanwhile, was Fox’s director of drama development. In that role, she worked on series such as Sleepy Hollow, The Following and Almost Human, and upcoming shows such as The Red Band Society and the buzzy Empire.

CBS TV Studios, the production arm of US broadcaster CBS, is behind long-running franchises CSI and NCIS (pictured).