Deva Kehoe Joins Showtime As SVP, Talent Relations and Events
Today, Showtime Networks Inc. announced that Deva Kehoe has joined the company in the role of Senior Vice President, Talent Relations and Events. Based in Los Angeles, Kehoe will oversee the teams responsible for working with the network's talent and producing nationwide events for Showtime Networks and its original series, sports, documentaries and specials - including all premieres and screenings nationwide, events at festivals, CORPORATE and trade-related events and For Your Consideration events during awards season. The announcement was made today by Johanna Fuentes, Executive Vice President, Communications, to whom Kehoe will report.
"Deva's rich experience in the talent and events space will be of enormous value to Showtime as we continue to expand our critically acclaimed programming output," said Fuentes. "With an impeccable reputation among her peers, and her tireless and dedicated 'Can we top this?' approach, we couldn't be more excited about having Deva's expertise on hand."
Kehoe will also manage all talent relations for SHOWTIME, working closely with the network's producers and talent, the company's senior leadership, marketing, digital, licensing, distribution and international teams. Her team will manage special partnerships, affiliate, charitable and promotional set requests, and will staff and help manage talent needs across all print, online and broadcast shoots for the various promotional arms of the Company.
Most recently, Kehoe served as Director of Special Events and Talent Relations at Hulu, where she envisioned and executed the approach for 60 events ranging from red carpet premieres and FYC events for award-winning series including The Handmaid's Tale and The Looming Tower, along with major industry gatherings. Previously, Kehoe spent over 13 years with FOX Searchlight, where as Director of Special Events, she oversaw the planning and management of countless endeavors critical to the success of such films as the Oscar® winning Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), 12 Years a Slave, Black Swan and Slumdog Millionaire. Kehoe also has more than a decade of special event experience with film festivals including Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Toronto.
Kehoe is a graduate of the University of Oregon and resides in Los Angeles.
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 Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to Showtime via Amazon's Prime Video Channels, DIRECTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue, and Youtube TV. Viewers can also watch on computers at Showtime.com. 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.