Robert Greenblatt


MIPCOM unveils 2019 Personality Of The Year

Robert Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment and direct-to-consumer, has been named MIPCOM’s 2019 Personality of the Year. The veteran entertainment executive and producer will be honoured at a gala dinner at MIPCOM in Cannes next month, with the WarnerMedia Entertainment chief also taking part in a keynote interview. “Robert Greenblatt is one of the most […]

NBC pair to replace Amazon-bound Salke

US broadcaster NBC has promoted a pair of in-house execs to replace president of entertainment Jennifer Salke, who is soon to join Amazon Studios. Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta have been named co-presidents of scripted programming at NBC Entertainment. They’re being upped after the well-respected Salke, who ushered in series such as This is Us […]

Will & Grace gets first SVOD outing with Hulu

All 194 episodes of NBC comedy Will & Grace will be available for streaming in the US on VOD player Hulu. The series will also be made available on the NBC app and satellite, cable and telco pay TV providers from today. The news comes a week ahead of Will & Grace’s return on the […]

NBC confirms Will & Grace comeback

US broadcaster NBC has confirmed it is bringing back LGBTQ comedy Will & Grace as a limited ten-part series. Stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullaly will reprise their roles in the series, which is slated for the 2017-18 season, along with creators, original showrunners and executive producers Max Mutchnick and David […]

NBC confirms Will & Grace comeback

US broadcaster NBC has confirmed it is bringing back LGBTQ comedy Will & Grace as a limited ten-part series. Stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullaly will reprise their roles in the series, which is slated for the 2017-18 season, along with creators, original showrunners and executive producers Max Mutchnick and David […]

Eva Longoria, Dolly Parton score NBC deals

Actress Eva Longoria and country singer Dolly Parton have secured new projects at US broadcast network NBC. Desperate Housewives star Longoria has had her latest comedy, Telenovela, given the greenlight for a 13-episode run, and signed a wider production pact. Single-came series Telenovela will follow the backstage madness of a Spanish-language telenovela, starring Longoria as […]

Netflix replaces NBC as Tina Fey comedy’s home

Netflix is replacing US broadcaster NBC as the home of upcoming Tiny Fey/Robert Carlock comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The Universal Television-produced show had been lined up for the Comcast Communications-owned channel’s new season, but will now launch exclusively across Netflix territories worldwide. Furthermore, Netflix has committed to two seasons of the show, compared with the […]

Blacklist gets early renewal at NBC

The Blacklist, the most successful of this year’s batch of new season broadcast dramas, has been given an early renewal by NBC. Making the announcement, NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said the show’s ratings success “demonstrates that inspired storytelling is alive and well in broadcast television” – an attempt to disprove a growing industry belief […]