Tom Coan


TBI Weekly: Berlinale spotlights Netflix’s sour reception amidst Europe’s scripted boom

The growing influence of European series was evident at Berlinale’s fourth TV market, which hosted some of the biggest small-screen players, including Netflix – which, at times, received a less than desirable reception. Netflix was on the charm offensive at this year’s event, bringing titles to screen and a list of execs to schmooze with […]

NBCU, Tom Hardy work up drama duo

NBCUniversal International Studios and actor Tom Hardy’s prodco are working to adapt a new crime thriller book series, and a graphic novel about a silent alien invasion. NBCUIS has a first-look agreement with Hardy Son & Baker, the prodco Hardy formed with Dean Baker in 2012. Through this deal the companies are working to adapt […]

West Wing producer to head Working Title US

Former West Wing producer Andrew Stearn has been named president of NBCUniversal International Studios-backed Working Title Television US. The former president of television at John Wells Productions comes after Working Title TV US’s executive VP, Gina Girolamo exited after less than a year to return to Gossip Girl producer Alloy Entertainment. Stearn is best known […]

NBCU Int’l Studios moves Coan to UK

NBCuniversal International Studios has promoted Tom Coan to senior VP and will relocate the LA executive to London. Coan (pictured) was most recently VP, scripted programming for the global NBCU production arm, but will now work on strengthening scripted from the Comcast Communications-owned firm’s London base. He will continue to report to executive VP, scripted […]