Longtime CBS ability connections executive Ian Metrose, that came to be involved the detraction bordering previous CBS principal Leslie Moonves, will certainly leave at month’s end after 20 years with the network. Metrose is comprehended to have actually decided to leave at the end of his present agreement.
However there is little question his separation was accelerated by the rumor that appeared in November around Moonves as well as his organization with the Los Angeles Police Department. According to an examination by New York Attorney General, Metrose was associated with interactions in 2017 with retired LAPD Captain Cory Palka, that is charged of tipping off Moonves that a sexual offense issue had actually been submitted versus him over an accusation going back to the 1980s. Palka had actually constructed a partnership with Moonves and also a number of CBS execs consisting of Metrose after having actually been employed to supply safety for Moonves at significant occasions. Palka is under examination by the LAPD.
“Ian determined to leave CBS at the end of his agreement this month. We thank him for his 20 years leading network as well as workshop occasions as well as desire him much success in his following function,” CBS stated in a declaration.
Metrose was most just recently elderly VP of skill connections as well as unique occasions. He became part of a tight-knit nucleus of execs that assisted revitalize CBS’ ton of money in the very early 2000s.
Metrose was popular and also appreciated by his CBS associates. However the information of his participation in the Palka circumstance, as divulged in the substantial New York Attorney General’s record as well as in the freshly released subject publication “Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and also the Redstone Family Legacy,” made it illogical for Metrose to proceed in his duty for the long-term.
(Cynthia Littleton added to this record.)
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