The CW entertainment president Dawn Ostroff is expected to step down at the end of the season, according to sources with direct knowledge of her thinking.
A formal announcement is not expected to come until after next month’s Television Critics Assn. conference in Pasadena. Ostroff’s contract is up in June and network sources say she has informed both CBS Corp CEO Leslie Moonves and Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Barry Meyer that she will likely leave the position. There is no discussion of a replacement yet.
For now, Ostroff will continue to lead the CW, which will launch a new unscripted series, Shedding for the Wedding, in February. She’s also looking at pilot scripts and plans to address ad buyers at the network’s upfront presentation in May.