50 Most Influential: Sean McManus
CHANGE FROM 2012: -1
McManus and CBS haven’t been involved with the bidding wars for sports rights. Instead, McManus has been focused on expanding the events CBS already has. It’s no surprise, then, that he oversees the top-rated college football package and his network’s NFL viewership continues to climb.
Abe Madkour & John Ourand on the selection of Fox's Randy Freer and Eric Shanks as No. 1 and why media executives dominate this year's list.