Freeform President Tom Ascheim Is Exiting For WarnerMedia Job

He'll oversee Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang and Turner Classic Movies

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After more than six years, Freeform president Tom Ascheim is stepping down.

He broke the news in a staff memo today, and indicated he will stay at Freeform through June before starting a new, unspecified job on July 1. His departure was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

A source confirmed his departure to Adweek; Freeform declined to comment.

Update: Tuesday evening, WarnerMedia said it had hired Ascheim as president of global kids, young adults and classics, overseeing Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang and Turner Classic Movies.



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