Jim Jackoway
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United States
2021

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Jim
Jackoway

Chairman / President

Jackoway would have a lot to keep him busy if all he did was service the $250 million Warner Bros. pact he closed for J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production company in 2019, which has the sci-fi fantasy drama “Demimonde” in production for HBO, and Seth McFarlane’s $200 million NBCUniversal Content Studios deal, an agreement that has spawned projects including a straight-to-series adaptation of his movie “Ted” for Peacock. But he’s also been cutting deals for writer-producers Michael Patrick King (HBO Max’s “Sex and the City” reboot, “And Just Like That”) and Carol Black (reboot of her ABC series “The Wonder Years”), TV jurist Greg Mathis (TLC’s “Legally Mathis”) and other clients including Marc Platt, Tom Werner, Ron Fitzgerald, Mitchell Hurwitz, Kari Lizer and the team of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan (creators of “Will & Grace.”

Career

  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Education

  • Ohio University (OH, USA)
  • Yale University (CT, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Dealmaker's Impact
  • Variety Legal Impact
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