Jocelyn Diaz


Epix picks Heyday’s Cotton to replace ex-originals chief Diaz

Nancy Cotton is leaving Heyday Television to become executive VP of original programming at US cable channel Epix. Cotton is filling the gap left when Jocelyn Diaz left in January, a move that came after Michael Wright was named president. “I’ve known and had the pleasure of working with Nancy on many projects over the […]

Epix programming chief exits

US premium cable network Epix is saying goodbye to its head of programming, Jocelyn Diaz. The exec is leaving the MGM-owned network just under two months after former TNT, Amblin Partners and DreamWorks Studios chief Michael Wright was named president. Former Disney exec Diaz has been with Epix since 2014, and is credited with its […]

Epix adds Tappan as scripted efforts expand

US premium cable channel Epix has appointed former Landscape Entertainment (Raven Rock) executive Ben Tappan to a new post of VP, scripted programming. This comes as the firm pushes firmly into original scripted series production under former Walt Disney and HBO drama executive Jocelyn Diaz. In the post, Tappan will report to executive VP, original […]

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 […]