Samie Kim Falvey


Former ABC & Verizon exec to lead Imagine

Ex-ABC comedy chief and Verizon mobile content boss Samie Kim Falvey has joined Ron Howard’s Imagine Television as president. She will report to Francie Calfo, who has been promoted from president to chairman in recent days. Falvey was most recently in charge of programming, development and production at M4, the proposed mobile video service US […]

Verizon, Awesomeness ditch premium plans

Verizon and AwesomenessTV have shelved plans to develop a premium content service. The pair were working up a mobile on-demand service after telco Verizon bought a minority stake in streaming service Awesomeness, which valued it at US$650 million. These plans have, however, now been ditched, and the exec charged with overseeing the launch, Samie Kim […]

Awesomeness staffs up Verizon content venture

The upcoming AwesomenessTV and Verizon mobile content venture has drafted in the former drama department head at Universal Television. Russell Rothberg (pictured) has been named senior VP, creative for the currently unnamed service. He exited NBCUniveral’s production arm earlier this year, following president Bela Bajaria out of the door. Bajaria recently resurfaced at another digital […]