Howell, also a founding member of Powell Tate, was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” in 2012 and 2013 by CableFax and was that group’s PR Person of the year in 2009. In 2006 she received the Women in Cable Telecommunications Touchstones of Leadership Communicator Award. … [Read more...] about Crown Media Family Networks Appoints Annie Howell As Chief Communications Officer
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While the coronavirus pandemic has hobbled the TV ad sector for practical reasons, it has also highlighted systemic issues that have long created friction between buyers and sellers. It has forced media companies to play 3-D chess as they reconsider many business practices that have prevailed for half a century. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke, for example, told Deadline she hopes a “silver lining” of COVID-19 will be it pushing the network to shift to year-round pilot production. She said the move would be “better for all facets of the business,” including advertising. … [Read more...] about Broadcast Networks Have Set Their Schedules, But What Time Does Upfront Ad Buying Start?
British broadcaster ITV and France Televisions have teamed to commission the documentary, which is working titled 9/11: We Have Some Planes, while Deadline hears that A+E Networks is poised to acquire the film for American audiences. A deal is yet to be finalized, but is not far off being closed. All will broadcast the film in September next year. … [Read more...] about Brook Lapping To Make Landmark 20th Anniversary 9/11 Film For ITV & France Televisions, With A+E Networks Set To Board In U.S.
Fox’s haul was buoyed by a program-leading four wins for Super Bowl LIV, while ESPN scored two trophies apiece for its E:60, NFL on ESPN and SC Featured. CBS and HBO tied for third with five wins each, followed by TNT (four) and MLB Network (three). … [Read more...] about Sports Emmys: ESPN & Fox Top Networks As Super Bowl Leads Programs
“The Motion Picture Association is at the forefront of this pivotal moment for the film and television industry,” Mercurio said in a statement. “I look forward to working with the MPA team and our iconic members to advance our advocacy goals on behalf of all storytellers around the world.” … [Read more...] about John Mercurio Joins MPA As Senior VP, Corporate Communications