John Ferriter's Octagon Entertainment has beefed up its exec ranks with the addition of Gersh alum Andy Cohen and producer-lawyer David Stanley.
MTV doesn't always aim very high, so it's nice when the channel capitalizes on its youth audience to pursue nobler objectives than, say, further enriching the "Jersey Shore" gang.
Nerds will now have their own Olympic-style torch relay to Comic-Con -- complete with lightsabers.
NBCUniversal has upped Scott Schiller to exec veep of digital media sales for the entertainment and digital networks and integrated media division.
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