James Corden was one of the keynote speakers at the Variety TV Summit on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Variety‘s Executive Editor of TV Debra Birnbaum had a conversation with “Late Late Show” host James Corden. Corden said he thinks people gravitated to his Carpool Karaoke segment because “there’s a humanizing element to it.”
Jennifer Salke (NBC Entertainment president), David Madden (Fox president), Casey Bloys (HBO president), Erik Logan (OWN president), and Eric Schrier (president of original programming for FX) discussed the best strategies to grow the business in a Peak TV world.
David Madden and Casey Bloys discussed the future of the premium TV business.
NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke spoke at the first panel of the day.
“This Is Us” stars Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz also attended the TV Summit as part of a keynote conversation.
Justin Hartley, who plays Kevin on “This Is Us,” said “I’m a baby — I do cry a lot on the show,” even though he knows what’s coming.
Stars Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz chatted about their hit NBC show “This Is Us.” Metz said she would love to do a duet with co-star Mandy Moore on the show.
“This Is Us” showrunners Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger said the series’ two-season order was a “gift” in terms of planning and plotting big moments.
Joe Finnegan, the customer group president for ProSight Specialty Insurance, introduced the first panel of the summit.