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Warner Bros. TV hires China boss and relocates HQ to Beijing

Warner Bros.’ TV division has recruited Beibei Fan as vice president of distribution, for China. Following the hire, the studio will relocate its China HQ from Shanghai to Beijing. Fan has previously worked at Warner Bros., but her most recent role was as director, TV distribution at Disney. She was at Disney for two years. […]

MTG launches three movie channels for CIS

Modern Times Group (MTG)’s Viasat Broadcasting unit is to launch three new HD pay TV movie channels in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries next month. Viasat will launch TV1000 Premium HD, TV1000 Megahit HD and TV1000 Comedy HD. All will feature content from four Hollywood majors including Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Sony Pictures […]

ICM agent leaves for Chuck Lorre’s prodco

Robert Broder is leaving talent agency ICM to join Chuck Lorre Productions. Lorre is the most successful comedy writer and showrunner in US TV and recently renewed an overall deal with Warner Bros. for four more years. The new deal will see him move into drama and movies for the first time and Broder will […]

Chuck Lorre signs four-year deal with Warner Bros., moves into drama

Chuck Lorre has renewed a deal with Warner Bros. Television. The overall development and production deal means that, Lorre, the most successful comedy producer in the world in recent years, will stay at the studio for another four years and branch out beyond comedy for the first time. The new deal will allow Lorre to […]

Warner Bros. ups Jay Levine

Warner Bros. Television Group has upped Jay Levine to senior VP, business and strategic planning. Levine has been at the studio since 2009 and will continue to report to Craig Hunegs, executive VP, Warner Bros. Television Group. In his time at Warner Bros., he has been involved in deals including the multi-year output agreements with […]

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