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Paramount home entertainment chief exits amid layoffs

Paramount home entertainment chief exits amid layoffs

Dennis Maguire, Paramount Pictures' head of home entertainment, has left the company as part of a restructuring.  The Melrose Ave. studio this week cut nearly 40 jobs as parent company Viacom Inc. has implemented wider cost-cutting measures. Besides Paramount, Viacom's cable channels, including TV Land and MTV, have been affected.  Paramount will name a replacement for Maguire in the coming weeks, a studio spokesperson said Friday.  Maguire joined Paramount in 2006 as president of international home entertainment. In 2011, he was promoted to president of worldwide home media distribution for Paramount Pictures, a position that gave him oversight of...

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