CBS Paramount Intl. TV has named Paul Gilbert senior VP of international formats.
Gilbert arrives after 11 years at Sony, where he was VP of international program development and format sales.
At CBS Par, Gilbert will be responsible for the sales, production, acquisitions and development of the library of formats for license outside the U.S. He will report to Barry Chamberlain, senior VP of sales.
During his tenure at Sony, Gilbert handled non-scripted formats and was instrumental in getting the format business off the ground for the company. Prior to his tenure at Sony, Gilbert was head of international program development at King World.
Gilbert worked for 13 years at Merv Griffin Prods. and was a producer on “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy!”