Universal Studio Group chairman Pearlena Igbokwe, Alex Kurtzman and Warner Bros. Television have been announced as the special achievement honorees for the 4th annual AAFCA TV Honors. Hosted by the African American Film Critics Association, the AAFCA TV honors recognize achievement in television, with an emphasis on entertainment representing the Black diaspora. At the invitation-only ceremony on Aug. 20 at Los Angeles' SLS Hotel, Igbokwe will receive the Ashley Boone Award, Alex Kurtzman will receive the Ally Award, and WBTV...
Secret Hideout, 25 Stories
If viewers ever get tired of “Star Trek,” Kurtzman could be in trouble. But in the meantime, he’s one of the busiest producers in the business, with five shows from the venerable sci-fi franchise (“Discovery,” “Picard,” “Lower Decks,” “Strange New World” and “Prodigy”) anchoring the originals lineup for Paramount+. And that count could soon be expanding: At San Diego Comic-Con in August, he teased two new “Star Trek” shows in development. His Secret Hideout prodco, which signed a five-year extension of its deal with CBS Studios in August 2021, worth a reported $150 million, is also behind the Showtime series adaptation of Walter Tevis’ sci-fi novel “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, which had its first season in April.