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TV News Roundup: Seth Meyers Honored by Museum of the Moving Image

Seth Meyers will be honored by the Museum of the Moving Image; the Television Academy has announced the Founding Sponsors of its New Destination Campaign; and more in Tuesday’s TV News Roundup…

EVENTS

The Television Academy announced 21st Century Fox, Netflix, Time WarnerHBO│Turner│WB and The Walt Disney Company, along with ESPN and ABC, as the Founding Sponsors for its $40 million New Destination Campaign, which has helped to fund the new Saban Media Center at the org’s reimagined North Hollywood Campus, which will be unveiled at the Academy’s 70th Anniversary celebration on June 2. The full list of Founding Sponsors includes Creative Artists Agency, Entertainment Partners, EY, Grass Valley – A Belden Brand, Lucy Hood and Rob Biniaz, ICM Partners, LG Electronics USA, Ryan Murphy and David Miller, Jonathan Murray and Mary-Ellis Bunim, NEP Group, Inc., PRG, Richard T. ”Dick” Robertson, Bruce and Ande Rosenblum, United Talent Agency and WME.

The Museum of the Moving Image will be honoring Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos and Seth Meyers of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” during the Museum’s annual benefit , which recognizes leading media industry personalities. The black-tie benefit will be held at the St. Regis Hotel on June 20.

EXECUTIVES

Maverick TV has appointed Emily Mayer as Senior Vice President of Development in the US, and Natalie Goldberg as Head of Development in the UK. Mayer will oversee unscripted development and Goldberg will be reporting to CEO Simon Knight.

DATES

Fox Television Stations will be debuting a four-week summer series titled “Top 30,” which features the top 30 stories of the day in 30 minutes. Cynthia LuCiette, Hannah Cranston and Kevan Moezzi will helm the series, which premieres June 6 on FOX-owned, Media General and Sinclair stations.

 

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