HBO Sports Poaches Hershman From Showtime

Showtime confirmed that sports chief Ken Hershman has left the company, and sources say HBO Sports is expected to formally name him to replace Ross Greenburg.

HBO Sports, on Thursday afternoon, said it would not make an announcement concerning the leadership position.  Greenburg left HBO Sports in July.

A Showtime spokesperson released the following statement:  "Sports has been an important part of our content lineup at Showtime for many years. We have a great team and great programming in place and our commitment to sports remains strong. We have no announcement about a successor at this time. When we do, we will let everyone know."

Read more at B&C, which broke the story, here.