Michael Minden

MGM poaches Minden, Dawson exits

MGM has hired Michael Minden as its business affairs chief for scripted TV. He replaces the Laura Black Dawson. Minden joins from Endemol Shine North America where he was senior VP of business affairs and head of entertainment legal. MGM’s scripted slate includes Fargo and Vikings, and it has recently secured orders for Three Days […]

Shine America raids Viacom, A+E for exec appointments

The US division of Shine Group has recruited business affairs execs Michael Minden and Yvonne Rena Bennett. Minden will be senior VP, business affairs and head of entertainment and legal at Shine America. He joins from Viacom Media Networks (fka MTV Networks). Bennett joins Shine from A+E where she was VP, business and legal affairs. […]