New topper plans to announce 'cabinet' positions
New E! and G4 chief Bonnie Hammer is in Los Angeles today, where she’s currently addressing the network troops.Hammer isn’t likely to announce who her E! prexy will be — Neal Tiles continues to run G4 — but she is planning to set her “cabinet” in place, including chief financial officer, head of human resources and other high-level positions. Hammer, who already runs USA Network and Syfy, officially received E! and G4 when the Comcast merger coalesced two weeks ago. She takes over for Ted Harbert, who is in now based in New York where he is chairman of NBC Broadcasting, responsible for the Peacock’s advertising sales and affiliate relations.