TV exec top global sesh

Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills.

Program, moderated by CAA senior agent David Tenzer, is also expected to include guest speakers Phil Kent (prexy of Turner Broadcasting Systems International), Rod Perth (prez of entertainment for USA Networks Inc.), Dean Valentine (prez and CEO of UPN), Peter Sussman (prexy for Atlantis Films), Bob Sanitsky (prez of Polygram TV), Bruce Johansen (prexy and COO for NATPE) and Betsy Frank (exec VP research and development for MTV Networks).

UCLA Extension is sponsoring the event, which will find the execs discussing both emerging and established markets in the global TV arena while assessing distribution, program delivery and future trends.

Fee for the day-long program is $225 (which includes continental breakfast, luncheon and parking). More information can be procured through UCLA Extension’s Department of Entertainment Studies and Performing Arts at (310) 825-9064. Those interested can also enroll online at http://www.unex.ucla.edu.

More TV

  • Bob Iger Rupert Murdoch

    Disney-Fox Will Be Global Powerhouse, Especially in Asia and Europe

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • Issa Rae’s Talent Drive Leads to

    Issa Rae’s Talent Drive Leads to Sci-Fi Pilot ‘The Awoken’

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER

    Dubai: Festival President Abdulhamid Juma on Growing The Market And Opening to TV

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • oprah actors on actors

    Oprah Winfrey to Receive 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes (Watch)

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • Robert Knepper

    Warner Bros. Finds 'No Evidence of Wrongdoing' by Robert Knepper on 'iZombie' Set

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • ABC Pulls 'Great American Baking Show'

    ABC Pulls 'Great American Baking Show' Off Schedule in Wake of Johnny Iuzzini Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

  • Godless

    TV Review: 'Godless' on Netflix

    Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay, producer Tom Werner of the Carsey-Werner Co. and NBC TV Stations prexy Scott Sassa are among the executives skedded to participate in the “First Annual International Conference on the Global Television Marketplace: Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies” planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BevHilton in Beverly Hills. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content