|Born||February 28, 1966|
|Alma mater||B.A. Amherst College|
|Occupation||Television executive and executive producer|
|Known for||Chief Creative Officer of ViacomCBS and Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks|
|Spouse(s)||Andrea Blaugrund Nevins|
David Nevins is an American television executive and executive producer. He is the President of Premium Content Group of ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks and Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks. He is also a member of the Peabody Awards board of directors, which is presented by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Nevins was born in 1966, the son of Suzy and Louis H. Nevins. His mother was a travel agent and his father served as president of the Western League of Savings Institutions. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Nevins serves as Chief Creative Officer, ViacomCBS and Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. He is responsible for oversight of programming, marketing and research across CBS Television Studios, the CBS Television Network's Entertainment division, Showtime Networks and, in conjunction with CBS Interactive, programming for CBS All Access. He also oversees CBS's interest in The CW, a joint venture between ViacomCBS and the Warner Bros. subsidiary of WarnerMedia, and BET Networks under the Premium Content Group division of ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.
Nevins joined Showtime as entertainment president in 2010. Under his watch, Showtime greenlit shows such as Homeland, Billions, Ray Donovan, The Affair, House of Lies, SMILF, The Chi, and the Twin Peaks revival.
As the head of Imagine TV between 2002 and 2010, Nevins produced shows such as Arrested Development, Friday Night Lights, and 24. He was also executive vice president of programming at Fox, and senior VP of primetime series at NBC during the height of “Must See TV,” developing shows such as Homicide and ER.
In 2018, Nevins received the top award for excellence, which is named for Frank Stanton, at the annual luncheon benefiting the Center for Communications.
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