Kevin Beggs
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United States
2019

Lionsgate Television

Kevin
Beggs

Chairman

Under Beggs’ watch, the studio that produced “Mad Men” for AMC, “Weeds” and “Nurse Jackie” for Showtime and “Orange Is the New Black” for Netflix is now creating originals for the newest streaming platforms on the market. Lookiing to the future, Lionsgate is doing “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” for Apple TV Plus, “Love Life” for HBO Max and “Swimming with Sharks” for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi. Beggs, who oversees development and production of both scripted and non-scripted for broadcast, cable and digital, has steered Lionsgate-owned Starz through a slate that includes supernatural spy thriller “The Rook” and spinoff of popular series “Power,” “Power Book II: Ghost,” featuring Mary J. Blige. He has been part with the company for over two decades. 

Career

  • LEONARD COHEN: I'M YOUR MAN
  • BOSS
  • ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

Education

  • University of California–Santa Cruz (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
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Lionsgate TV Chairman Kevin Beggs on Streamers and TV’s ‘Platinum Era’

Lionsgate TV Chairman Kevin Beggs on Streamers and TV’s ‘Platinum Era’

ROME - Over the course of two decades in the industry, Lionsgate Television chairman Kevin Beggs has witnessed the ups and downs of a business that has frequently found itself confronting both dizzying new possibilities as well as existential threats. But these days the veteran exec, who oversees the development of all scripted and non-scripted content for the company, is energized by the prospects for what he calls the “platinum era” of television.“The new streamers coming into the market are obviously...

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