Brian Phillips upped to prexy of CMT

Exec oversaw ratings, subscription increases

MTV Networks has upped Brian Philips to president of CMT.

Previously operating under the title of exec VP-general manager, Philips is credited with overseeing eight straight years of primetime ratings growth for the channel, as well as the expansion of its subscriber base from 38 million to 88 million.

Philips has been at CMT’s helm since 2001.

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