‘Late Show’ music producer fires after allegations of sexual harassment


Giovanni Cianci was with Stephen Colbert’s CBS negotiator since November 2017.

Music producer for CBS ‘ Late Show with Stephen Colbert He has been fired following sexual harassment allegations made against him by a musician.

Sources told Hollywood reporter That Giovanni Cianci, Which was Late showThe Music Booker, since late 2017, is no longer employed by the show.

Sienci was sacked almost a week after the musician Paige Stark An Instagram post alleged that Cianci harassed me at a concert in 2010 and “attempted to beat me up.” He followed me and my bandmates to a nearby bar and kept touching me and staying in his personal place, ”Stark wrote.

Stark said she has never gone public with the allegations before, although she contacted Cianci’s former employer in 2017, a month before she late Show work. Stark said he never received an answer.

Cianci’s dismissal is the latest in CBS as the network continues to address issues with its corporate culture.

McGiver and Magnum pi showrunner Peter Lenkov His overall deal was canceled on several claims he was fired in July and created a toxic work environment.

Brad kernPrior listener NCIS: New Orleans, Was dropped by CBS TV studios after several sources on the show alleged that it harassed and unfairly punished women and made racially insensitive statements. Let the CBS Comedy Family become the Sharpeners Bob kuschel Go after learning that he used “inappropriate language” on the sets of the 2019 midsmen show. CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery Dismissal Gretchen Berg And Aaron Harbets Between budget behavior as well as accusations of abusive behavior. Vinny Fawley, A CBS studio executive, was placed on leave in 2018 following allegations of misconduct.

CBS also fired 60 minutes Execute producer and former news division head Jeff fager She then sent a threatening text message to a reporter on the network covering allegations of sexual misconduct against her. In 2017, the network dropped CBS today morning The host Charlie rose Amid allegations of sexual harassment. And C.E.O. Leslie Moonves Departed a month later in September 2018 the new Yorker Published allegations of harassment and abuse against him.

Variety First reported.

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