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Epix eyes original drama with Disney alum hire

US premium cable channel Epix looks set to push into original drama after hiring the former VP of production at Walt Disney Studios, Jocelyn Diaz. The exec will be executive VP, original programming at the MGM, Lionsgate and Paramount Pictures co-owned channel. This will see Epix pushing into original drama and comedy commissioning, placing it […]

Power exec producer signs Starz deal

David Knoller, who is executive producer on Starz’s urban drama Power, has signed a two-year overall deal with the premium cable channel. Under terms of the pact, Knoller will focus on writing, producing and directing. The deal reunites Knoller with former HBO colleagues Chris Albrecht and Carmi Zlotnik, whom he worked with while producing and […]