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Sloan Steps Down At CBS

Jan 13, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Sources on Thursday said Chris Sloan, CBS VP of alternative programming, is stepping down from his position at the network. Mr. Sloan will stay at the network as a producer, working on CBS reality product. He joined CBS in September 2004, replacing Ghen Maynard, who left CBS for NBC.

Previously Mr. Sloan was VP of production at The Learning Channel, where he oversaw “Trading Spaces,” “Trading Spaces: Home Free,” “Overhaulin,'” “Bodywork” and “Faking It,” as well as the revamped daytime schedule.

Before that, Mr. Sloan was senior VP of reality programming and specials for USA Network, where he helped develop the series “Nashville Star,” “The Real Cannonball Run” and “Combat Missions.”

Mr. Sloan was also creative director and co-founder of NBC-2000, the network’s branding unit. He began his entertainment career as a producer/cameraman on the ESPN series “Jimmy Houston Outdoors.”

CBS declined comment.