Studio 8

Ex-Fox chief scores overall deal with NBC

Former Fox chief Peter Chernin has secured an overall TV production deal with NBCUniversal. Under terms of the pact, Chernin Television will develop and produce programming for NBC with the Comcast Communications-owned studio’s writing pool. The deal means Chernin will produce exclusively for NBC in the broadcast space, but excludes cable and other platforms, which […]

Pope to head Robinov studio TV arm

Katherine Pope will run the new TV production arm of film producer Jeff Robinov’s independent movie studio. Having launched his company, Studio 8, last year with financial backing from China’s Fosun Group, former Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group president Robinov is branching out into television. Former Chernin Group president Pope will run the unit, which […]