Michael O’Neill

ABC nabs Essential’s O’Neill for factual post

Australia’s ABC Television has hired an LA-based Essential Media & Entertainment executive to become its commissioning editor, factual. Michael O’Neill (pictured) will join the Australian pubcaster on April 4 to join its factual team, which ABC TV head of factual Steve Bibb runs. At Essential, he was VP, unscripted development. On his watch, more than […]

O’Neill promoted at Essential 11 as Healey exits

LA prodco Essential 11 Television has handed its Australia-based head of unscripted an expanded US role as a key development VP exits. Michael O’Neill has been named VP, unscripted programming at Essential 11, which is a joint venture of Canadian producer 11 Television and US-based Essential Media Group. His appointment comes after the recent departure […]