DOMINIC PAGONE JOINS SHOWTIME NETWORKS AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICITY
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LOS ANGELES – April 2, 2018 – Today, Showtime Networks Inc. announced that Dominic Pagone has joined the company in the role of Senior Vice President, Entertainment Publicity. Based in Los Angeles, Pagone will oversee the SHOWTIME® entertainment public relations teams on the East and West Coast, including the consumer PR team and entertainment operations staff. He will also be responsible for the development and execution of all PR campaigns, as well as generating media plans for the network’s original series, limited series, documentaries, comedy specials and unscripted programming. The announcement was made today by Johanna Fuentes, Executive Vice President, Communications, to whom Pagone will report.
“Dominic is one of the most astute and accomplished entertainment publicity executives working in our industry, and also one of the most well-liked by press and peers everywhere,” said Fuentes. “His creative and strategic voice will play an important role in promoting our expanding original programming slate and the overall excellence of the SHOWTIME brand. I couldn’t be happier to have Dominic on board.”
Pagone spent the past 18 years at FX, where in 2015 he became Senior Vice President of Communications, overseeing trade communications, talent relations, public affairs and photo publicity for FX, FXX, FXM and FXP. From 2012-2015, Pagone served as vice president of media relations. During his tenure at FX, Pagone was the lead publicist on Sons of Anarchy for its entire seven-year run, served as the head publicist for The League, was the co-lead on Justified and launched The Strain, Married and Man Seeking Woman.
Pagone is a graduate of USC and resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue and Amazon Channels. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to www.SHO.com.
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