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President, Discovery Channel (as of January 2015)
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Former Shine America and Disney exec Rich Ross has joined Discovery Channel as president, filling the void left in August by Eileen O'Neill's move to a posting overseeing Discovery's global…
FX has renewed “The Bridge” for a second season, ordering 13 episodes of the Diane Kruger-starrer for next summer. “The Bridge,” based on a Danish/Swedish series, debuted on FX in July and centers on…
Former NBCUniversal exec Jeffrey Schneider has been tapped exec VP of business and legal affairs and general counsel at Shine America. He will report to Rich Ross, CEO of the production company…
Six months and a dozen shows later, Rich Ross is settling in comfortably to his role as CEO of Shine America.
Networks -- especially cable -- have become more likely to give social media and on-demand viewing time to work their magic before yanking series.
The major broadcasters were nothing if not tightly bunched in the May sweep, with all four separated by about 125,000 viewers in the adults 18-49 demo. The close finish shows that, at least in a…
ABC' opened the floodgates on Friday evening, ordering seven new dramas and five comedies for the 2013-14 season. Alphabet's new dramas are: Joss Whedon's “Marvel's Agents of SHIELD,” “Lucky 7,”…
Rich Ross is back in action. The former Disney Studios topper has joined Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine America wing as CEO with a focus on expanding its scripted programming business.
The Mouse House has tapped Alan Horn as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, effective June 11. He replaces Rich Ross, who exited in April.
Disney chief Robert Iger is expected to go outside the Mouse House to find the next chairman of Walt Disney Studios after Rich Ross resigned from the post on Friday, Variety has learned.