Copperfield has set his sights on a major career shift and this week announced the formation of his own film production company, Red Safe.
FremantleMedia North America CEO Thom Beers has hired Gayle Gilman as executive VP of digital content, a newly created role overseeing all original digital content. Gilman joined FMNA from Beers…
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS) has added a fresh group of industry honchos to its officer ranks. Bela Bajaria, exec veep of Universal TV, has been named president; CAA’s co-head of…
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Germany has long played a significant role in international co-productions, but in recent months clear commercial interests as well as new funding initiatives have boosted collaboration with partners…
BBC Worldwide Prods. is developing British scripted series in America for the world with former BBC head of fiction Jane Tranter at the helm. Since Tranter came to the U.S. in 2009 to run BBC…
Television is tricky these days: Producing programs is more expensive than ever, and with so many ways to watch, drawing a big audience is challenging. Yet when they do make their choices, viewers…
Thom Beers knows what men want on TV. The former actor-turned-Turner Broadcasting executive has spent more than a decade using his Original Prods. banner to create testosterone-heavy hits like…
A&E Television Networks and Original Prods. are accusing "Storage Wars" star David Hester of trying to turn a "garden-variety breach of contract claim into tabloid worthy drama" as it seeks to…
A lawsuit over the A&E series "Storage Wars" brought by a former cast member in the show could raise some potential complications for the popular and burgeoning reality-TV subgenre.
Original Prods. has restructured its management ranks after founder Thom Beers stepped into the CEO post at Original's parent company, FremantleMedia North America.