Suzanna Makkos


WarnerMedia assembles content team for HBO Max

WarnerMedia is assembling the content team behind its fledgling service HBO Max.  The business has appointed TNT exec Sarah Aubrey, the exec who greenlit such series as Claws, Animal Kingdom and Good Behavior, as head of original content for the original programming division. She will report into HBO Max chief content officer Kevin Reilly. Set […]

Lionsgate’s O’Connell lands at WarnerMedia

Lionsgate’s Jennifer O’Connell has landed at WarnerMedia, where she will serve as EVP of original non-fiction and kids programming for the business’s new streaming service. The appointment comes on the heels of O’Connell’s departure from Lionsgate, where she most recently served as EVP of alternative programming, overseeing a slate that includes Kevin Hart: What the […]

Fox promotes Gabay to new comedy post

Fox has promoted Jonathan Gabay to senior vice president of comedy development and programming. Gabay was formerly vice president of comedy development and programming. In his new position, he will be responsible for helping drive development efforts for the network’s comedy slate. He will report to Suzanna Makkos, Fox’s executive vice president of comedy development […]

Fox poaches CBS, Funny or Die execs

FOX Broadcasting in the US has programming executives from rival CBS Television Studios and comedy video website Funny or Die. Beth Miyares joins from CBS to become senior VP, drama development and programming at the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster and studio, while Conor Welch comes across from Funny or Die to become VP, comedy development […]