Mark Greenberg


Walmart may recruit Ex-Epix chief for SVOD service

US retail giant Walmart is working with former Epix CEO Mark Greenberg on the launch of an OTT TV service that would target the the ‘Middle American’, non-urban US market, according to press reports. According to the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, Walmart has been working on the project with Greenberg for several months. The […]

Epix poaches BBCWW exec for content sales

US premium network Epix has poached a high-ranking BBC Worldwide America distribution executive. Sandy Ashendorf (pictured) has been named executive VP, content distribution at the channel, heading network distribution partnerships on all platforms. She was previously EVP, distribution, at the commercially-focused US arm of UK pubcaster the BBC. Before that, she had spent 17 years […]

Epix to adapt Get Shorty for TV

US premium cable channel Epix is to produce a TV version of 1990s movie Get Shorty. Production on the series will begin this year ahead of a 2017 launch, with MGM Television attached. MGM is the US studio that originally adapted Elmore Leonard’s 1990 novel as a film and part-owns Epix with Paramount Pictures and […]

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 […]