Jim Gianopulos

Paramount finds CEO in Fox veteran

A Fox film veteran has been named CEO and chairman of Paramount Pictures, whose TV arm is behind Berlin Station and School of Rock. Jim Gianopulos succeeds Brad Grey in the role at the Viacom-owned film and TV studio following a two-month search. This puts him in charge of Paramount’s ailing film slate, television operations, […]

Paramount ties with Telefe for multi-lingual drama

Viacom’s recent acquisition of Argentinian broadcaster Telefe is already reaping rewards. Viacom-owned Paramount Television is teaming with Telefe to develop a one-hour drama series created by journalist-turned-TV writer Jason George (Narcos), Cazadores. This comes after Viacom beat competition to acquire Telefe for around US$345 million. Paramount TV is part of Paramount Pictures, the film arm […]