Ed Martin Live at TCA: CBS' Nina Tassler: Triumph of the D-Girl

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From where I sit, executive sessions with CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler have become one of the highlights of the Television Critics Association tours. At a time when other broadcast networks are questioning whether or not they want to subject their top executives to the "hardship" of TCA press conferences, Tassler has become so relaxed and conversational that she makes her twice-yearly TCA appearances look easy.

Tassler yesterday gave TCA what is likely to be the best quote it will receive from a network executive during the broadcast network portion of the tour. Asked for her reaction to Ben Silverman's impending departure over at NBC, Tassler smiled and replied, "I'm really just a D-girl, so I wouldn't comment on that." ...

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