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Why content execs are winning in Hollywood

Hollywood is facing some of the most drastic executive restructuring it has ever encountered, with regime changes at Disney and NBCUniversal setting the scene for the industry’s next SVOD-focused chapter. Manori Ravindran reports on why content, and not digital, execs are getting the top jobs As Hollywood digs itself out of a seismic 18-month period […]

Coen brothers make TV switch with western

Legendary filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are set make the leap to television for the first time, continuing the flow of film directors flipping to the small screen. The Coens are working on a western-themed minseries titled The Ballad of Buster Scruggs along with American Hustle prodco Annapurna Pictures TV arm, which former HBO programming […]

Naegle to lead Annapurna TV arm

Former HBO programming chief Sue Naegle will establish a television division for Annapurna Pictures, the LA film producer behind American Hustle, Foxcatcher and Zero Dark Thirty. Naegle left HBO, where she was president of entertainment, in 2013 and went on to launch prodco Naegle Ink with a deal with the cable network. That ended recently. […]