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Tim Pastore has been named exec veep of programming and development at National Geographic Television, the documentary TV production arm of National Geographic Society. He will report to Brooke…
National Geographic Channel has promoted Heather Moran to exec veep of programming and strategy, and Brad Dancer to senior vice prez of programming planning and research for Nat Geo and Nat Geo Wild…
ABC News is preparing to air a special report when jurors in the much –covered George Zimmerman trial reach a verdict, a signal that a story that has primarily been considered one more platelet in…
Jay Bienstock and Eugene Young have joined A. Smith & Co. Prods. as co-managing directors, and are bringing some of the Bienstock Young Media’s production slate with them. Over the last three years…
Six months and a dozen shows later, Rich Ross is settling in comfortably to his role as CEO of Shine America.
Last year, National Geographic set out to launch more series than its typical one-offs, and struck gold with survivalist docuseries "Doomsday Preppers." The skein, which focuses on the American…
Fox Networks and Comcast have rolled up their deals into a sweeping new long-term distribution pact that includes features like full seasons of video-on-demand for many shows, live streaming and the…
In an ambitious programming move, NatGeo president Howard T. Owens is taking a stroll in the park.
NatGeo Wild has greenlit six-part series "Extreme Animal Rescue," featuring Alison Eastwood and Donald Schultz.
Two series have been given premiere dates for launch on National Geographic Channel this summer, while sister cabler Nat Geo Wild has scheduled a trio of freshman programs.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History