ICM taps Tenzer sr. VP

Exec to supervise TV business activities

Michael Tenzer has been tapped senior VP and head of the television business affairs division at International Creative Management.

In his new post, Tenzer will supervise all of ICM’s TV business activities, steering negotiations for the agency’s clients for deals involving network primetime series, longform programs, syndie shows and the Internet.

Tenzer hails from NBC and NBC Studios, where he inked co-venture pacts, license fee agreements, and talent and program acquisitions. His primary responsibilities were shows “The Others” and “Stark Raving Mad.”

While working as NBC’s senior veep of business affairs and administration, Tenzer also oversaw NBC Studios’ partnerships with Warren Littlefield, SNL Studios and Paramount Pictures.

“I am thrilled that Michael has brought his experience and perspective, developed through his associations with a major network and production entity to ICM, where he will make a major contribution to our agency,” said the agency’s exec veep and head of worldwide television, Bob Sanitsky.

“Michael is a creative and seasoned executive with outstanding judgment and excellent professional relationships,” ICM co-prexy Nancy Josephson added.

Prior to teaming with NBC, Tenzer worked as topper of the business and legal affairs department at Brillstein-Grey Communications, keeping an eye on such programs as “Just Shoot Me,” “The Larry Sanders Show” and “The Sopranos.”

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