The CW President Mark Pedowitz Extends Contract

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Mark Pedowitz has re-upped his deal to continue as president of the CW. The early contract renewal comes 20 months after he inked his most recent multi-year pact with the network co-owned by CBS and Warner Bros. Since then, Pedowitz steered the CW as it negotiated a new affiliate agreement with its top station group, Tribune, and inked a big new SVOD deal with Netflix. Pedowitz, the respected former ABC Studios and ABC business affairs topper, joined the CW in April 2011