John Sykes Out At MTV Networks

Longtime MTV Networks exec John Sykes is reportedly quitting as President of Network Development. Sykes, the creator of VH1’s “Save the Music” program, was working on co-branded deals with Comcast and standalone broadband services. An official statement from MTV Networks is (reportedly) forthcoming.

The story was broken by Multichannel News. Additional information about the surprise announcement is available over there.