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Fox studio chiefs outline strategy after ‘shock’ Disney deal

Fox Television Group bosses have addressed the Walt Disney takeover of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, noting they are unsure of their roles, but remain focused on “business as usual”. Gary Newman and Dana Walden (pictured) told reporters at a TCA tour event they had not yet had insight into their positions as co-chairmen at […]

ABC poaches Fox studio exec for comedy

US broadcaster ABC has hired Jennifer Carreras Twentieth Century Fox Television to bolster its comedy ranks. Carreras will work under ABC Entertainment senior VP of network comedy Jamila Hunter as VP of network comedy. She will be responsible for overseeing development and production of new comedies for the ABC channel. After beginning her career at […]

A&E scripted chief switches to Fox

Gabriel Marano has joined the drama division at Fox Broadcasting Company, with his current network, A&E, getting out of scripted production. Marano was senior VP of drama production at US cable channel A&E until recently, when the channel decided to ditch scripted in favour of more traditional unscripted genres. At Fox, he will be SVP […]

eOne poaches Amazon Studios scripted exec

Entertainment One Television has bolstered its scripted ranks by drafting in Carolyn Newman from Amazon Studios. Newman (pictured) has been named in the new role of VP, scripted programming at eOne TV. Based out of LA, this will see her develop “bold and compelling” projects, working closely with eOne’s scripted teams around the world. Newman […]

Hegedus’ new indie scores Dick Clark deal

Former MTG and Debmar Mercury exec Bea (Beata) Hegedus has officially launched her new indie consultancy with a deal that will see Dick Clark Productions taking a Hungarian format to the US. Hegedus (pictured) has been building Ashgate Media for some time. Following a soft-lanch earlier this year, she has now officially debuted the firm, […]

Fox’s Cotton picked as Heyday US chief

Nancy Cotton is leaving Fox 21 Television Studios to become US president of new NBCUniversal joint venture prodco Heyday Television. Cotton (pictured) was senior VP, creative affairs at 21st Century Fox-owned Fox 21, which is the company that resulted from the merger of cable producer Fox 21 and network production arm Fox Television Studios. She […]

Earley emerges at Berman’s Jackal

Former Fox Television Group COO Joe Earley has reunited with producer Gail Berman by becoming president of The Jackal Group. Earley exited Fox last year, a move that came after 21 years of service at Rupert Murdoch’s media group, and as the TV broadcast division merged with the Hollywood studio. At Jackal, Earley will report […]

‘Renaissance man’ lands eOne scripted post

A former Fox Television Studios programming VP described as a “renaissance man of scripted television” is joining Entertainment One in a top drama role. Pancho Mansfield has been named as eOne Television’s president, global scripted programming. Based out of eOne’s LA office he will work closely with US scripted development chief Gerard Boccacio and global […]

Carnival poaches ABC drama exec

Downton Abbey prodco Carnival Films has poached a development executive from US broadcast network ABC. Alex Sapot is relocating from ABC’s LA office to London to become a development producer at the NBCUniversal International Television Production-owned Carnival. At ABC, she was executive director of drama development, working on shows such as How to Get Away […]

Fox 21, Fox TV Studios merging under Salke

Fox Television Group is merging two of its studios to create a cable production powerhouse. Fox 21 and Fox Television Studios are coming together under the banner of Fox 21 Television Studios. Fox 21 president Bert Salke has been named in the same role at the new company, reporting to Fox TV Group co-chairmen and […]

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