He may have bought it less than a year ago, via blind trust, for $5.7 million but multiple sources have told this property gossip that William Morris Endeavor partner and board member Rick Rosen already has his newly built mansion in Encino, Calif., back on the open market with an asking price of $5.795 million. Set behind gates on a slight rise in the rich and leafy Royal Oaks neighborhood, the multi-gabled, Colonial-esque mansion measures in, according to current listing...
As head of TV at WME, Rick Rosen represents a slew of showrunners and talent including Dick Wolf (“Law & Order”, “Chicago” Franchises), Howard Gordon (“Homeland”), Alex Gansa (“Homeland”), Tim Kring (“Heroes”), Conan O’Brien, Linwood Boomer (“Malcolm in the Middle”), Hagai Levi (“In Treatment”), Max Mutchnick (“Will & Grace”), Scott Pelley (“60 Minutes”), Sarah Treem (“The Affair”), and Michael Weithorn (“King of Queens”).
With a knack for television packaging, Rosen helps WME clients develop successful shows. He was instrumental in the formation of hits like “Homeland” and “Malcolm in the Middle.” Rosen also represents production companies including Hat Trick Productions (“Episodes,” “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) in addition to supervising international clients including Keshet Broadcasting (“Homeland,” “Dig,” “Tyrant”) and Ari Shavit (“My Promise Land”).
A founding member of the Endeavor Agency in 1995, Rosen played a key role in its merger with the William Morris Agency in 2009. By 2014, WME also acquired IMG, which led to Rosen overseeing the agency’s broadcast and sports broadcast, marketing, and golf departments in addition to his then current duties.
Before Endeavor, Rosen worked in the television packaging division of ICM for four years. He began his career in the business affairs department of Columbia Pictures Television in 1984. He worked there for seven years, eventually moving into the development department. He left when he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs for Orion Television’s network television division. Born in Harrison, New York, Rosen studied political science at University of California in Santa Barbara before continuing on to law school at Golden Gate University School.