Not many writing staffs get to settle in on an Amtrak train to hammer out new storylines as they head toward the destination where their series is set. But for the writers of "Psych," led by…
Universal Cable Productions
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…
Toronto -- From high-profile studio tentpoles like "Robocop" to NBCU's "Defiance" and BBC America's "Orphan Black," Toronto's film and TV biz has become one of the key benficiaries of Hollywood's…
Meet the some of the up-and-coming assistants and coordinators most likely to break into the executive ranks.
Beth Roberts, chief operating officer, Universal Cable Prods./exec VP, business affairs, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
As USA Network, Syfy, Bravo and E! got busier with original scripted series, Roberts was called up last year by Bonnie Hammer to run the business side of NBCUniversal's cable production studio. A…
Hurd forged her own path in the macho world of sci-fi and action
View the multi-nomination scorecard Outstanding Comedy Series“The Big Bang Theory” – CBS – Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television“Curb Your Enthusiasm” – HBO – HBO…
Looking to complement its current reality-only fare, E! is making a major push into scripted programming with nine series in development, including projects from John Wells, Kevin Spacey and Phillip…
Philip Matthys, senior vice president of business affairs, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
Matthys oversees the team of business affairs execs who handle all talent and producer deals, licensing deals, development and series pick-ups as well as new business deals for Universal Cable…
In contrast to the U.S. states' quirks, Canuck perks stay course.