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Kaplan veep, NBC Studios

Exec ankles CBS drama post

Rob Kaplan has ankled as director of drama development at CBS and joined NBC Studios as VP for primetime series.

In the expected move (Daily Variety, Aug. 6), Kaplan will be responsible for developing comedy and drama series as well as overseeing production on several NBC Studios shows.

Before joining CBS, he spent three years as director of development and programming at UPN and six with Grant Tinker Gannett as a development and production exec.

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