Veteran British production exec Chris Pye, who formerly held top creative posts with Granada and the BBC, has been named VP of worldwide formats at Sony Pictures Television Intl.
Louise Sams has been tapped prexy of Turner Broadcasting System Intl., replacing Andy Bird, who is ankling after nine years on Oct. 17.
Channel 4 execs continue playing musical chairs, with senior entertainment exec John McHugh the latest to go.
Producer Matti Leshem has left Michael Davies' Diplomatic Prods. and partnered with Pepsi to launch his own shingle.
Marathon Entertainment's Craig Dorfman, Alexander Hertzberg, Jewerl Ross and Danny Sherman have ankled the company to start talent and literary management shingle Blueprint.
Writers and Artists Agency has created a strategic business partnership with music booking percentery Artist Group Intl.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%