CBS president Les Moonves #1 on Entertainment Weekly’s power list.

CBS president Les Moonves #1 on Entertainment Weekly’s power list.
The network exec responsible for signing Survivor (and, of course, Big Brother), CBS’ Les Moonves lands in the top spot on Entertainment Weekly’s Power List, beating both Julia Roberts (number two) and Tom Cruise (number three) for the top spot. Mark Burnett, executive producer of Survivor, lands at number 81.

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