McCarthy Named New President at MTV

VH1 executive replaces Atkins at music-themed channel
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Chris McCarthy, who drove VH1 ratings higher, has been named president of MTV in addition to VH1 and Logo, replacing Sean Atkins, who stepped down after a year rather than report to McCarthy.

The move comes as MTV parent Viacom prepares for a possible merger with CBS.

Executives at Viacom want to make sure it looks like they're doing everything they can to turn around their struggling cable channels.

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.

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