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LOS ANGELES — Paul Junger Witt, the prolific TV producer behind “The Golden Girls,” ”The Partridge Family” and “Soap,” died Friday, a spokeswoman said. He was 77. Witt died at his Los Angeles-area home after battling cancer, spokeswoman Pam Golum said. He worked at Columbia Pictures before ...
Ebonice Atkins is a TV producer and photographer, who has worked on several shows including “Judge Faith,” BET's “The Frankie & Neffe Show,” MTV's “TI &Tiny: The Family Hustle,” TLC's “Extreme Cheapskates,” Style Network's “Jerseylicious,” CBS/GSN's “Winsanity,” and Complex Network's “Droppin' ...

Paul Junger Witt, producer of such TV comedies as “The Golden Girls,” “Benson,” and “Soap” and a principal of the prosperous Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 77. Witt had faced a long battle with cancer, a family representative said. With producing partner Tony Thomas ...
WABC's Eyewitness News seeks a Digital Content Producer, working with our newsroom to deliver up-to-the-minute information to our multi-platform audience. The role includes managing breaking news and other content on abc7ny.com, creating original videos, directing live coverage, optimizing content ...
Responsibilities: The ideal producer at CGTN-America is an international news junkie who can pitch, write and produce compelling stories for a global audience both on television and the web. Candidates should be able to juggle multiple tasks and switch gears under pressure as well as having ...
Joan Konner, an award-winning television executive, producer and documentarian who became the first woman to lead the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. She was 87. The cause was leukemia, her daughter Rosemary said. After raising two ...

(CNN) Steven Bochco, a producer whose boundary-pushing series like "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" helped define the modern TV drama, died ...... Bochco with its David Susskind lifetime achievement award, describing his record of quality programs as "the standard all television producers strive for.
Shuler Donner is no newcomer to the Marvel world, either on television or the big screen. She has been a producer on the X-Men and Wolverine movies, as well as Fox's Marvel series, "The Gifted." "It was a fear we had when we started 'Legion,' that there were too many comic-book series out there and ...
His television drama about corruption in the criminal justice system led to questions in parliament and calls from MPs for its writer to be arrested for sedition. Now, 40 years on, the BBC is once again to broadcast Tony Garnett's groundbreaking Law & Order series – but the producer told the Observer that ...
“All of us at Sony Pictures Television were touched by Suzanne's passion and friendship. She was a wonderful colleague and friend to all who worked with her,” Sony TV chiefs Jeff Frost, Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter said in a memo to Sony staffers. “She will be greatly missed and our thoughts and ...
With the Emmy Awards just six months away, the Television Academy is once again expanding its ranks. Under the new membership guidelines, approved by the Board of Governors, on-air promo producers and directors can join the commercials peer group, and commercial performers and narrators may ...
Recent nine-figure overall deals Netflix lavished on TV titans Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy have left producers dreaming of big paydays, according to ... for a provocative, wide-ranging discussion on the state of series television at the university law school's 42 annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium.
Five-time Emmy nominated producer Josh Donen — all for the acclaimed Netflix political drama “House of Cards,” hoisted his contemporary residence in a rustic-luxe, celeb-favored guard-gated enclave in Malibu, Calif., up for sale at $4.995 million. Donen, also a producer on the 2014 David Fincher silver ...
“DBL” airs live in every time zone each weekday in 35 TEGNA-owned television markets and is live on Facebook and YouTube. It is produced out of TEGNA-owned KUSA-9 in Denver. Dubrow most recently developed and produced Dr. Drew's live nightly news program for HLN (formerly CNN Headline ...
But if the past week has illustrated, Trump's inclination to use his office as a television control room hasn't waned. After more than a year in office, the President has grown more comfortable in his new role as producer in chief, reverting to his old ways and embracing the chaos while delighting in the fact that ...
The past few months have been a little crazy for The Bachelor's Becca Kufrin: She went from getting engaged to Arie Luyendyk Jr. on national television to getting dumped by Arie national television to being announced as the next Bachelorette — again on national television — and immediately being ...
Starting her career as a freelancer producer, before working for Channel 4 and Tiger Aspect, she oversaw feature films Pierrepoint and The Queen. Her recent credits include exec producing Philip K. Dicks' Electric Dreams, the Channel 4/Amazon co-production, Outlander and BBC drama The Replacement ...

Director, producer and writer of the show Matthew B Roberts spoke to Digital Spy about these when we visited the Outlander team on-set, opening up about the series and books' sometimes-difficult relationship. Despite their obvious similarities, Roberts has insisted that he views his onscreen Outlander ...
The series comes from the creator/executive producer of the Emmy-winning Fox/20th TV animated comedy series Bob's Burgers Loren Bouchard, who co-wrote it with the Bob's Burgers' executive producer Nora Smith and actor-writer Josh Gad (Frozen). The show's voice cast includes Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., ...
Star and executive producer Tracy Morgan plays Tray, a character the audience meets on the day he finishes a 15-year prison sentence. He steps off a city bus ... Crew: Executive producers, Tracy Morgan, Jordan Peele, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Joel Zadak, John Carcieri. Cast: Tracy Morgan ...
A TV sports producer who was confronted by so-called paedophile hunters in Leeds has been jailed for 18 months. Kieran Creaven, who worked for Irish broadcaster RTE, flew from Ireland intending to meet a girl aged 13. He had actually been in touch with a group trying to catch sex offenders and was ...
A TV sports producer who was confronted by so-called paedophile hunters in Leeds has been jailed for 18 months. Kieran Creaven, who worked for Irish broadcaster RTE, flew from Ireland intending to meet a girl aged 13. He had actually been in touch with a group trying to catch sex offenders and was ...
With increasing competition between traditional linear channels and online players, creating your own television content is a stronger option than licensing ... “These deals for global producer networks highlight the strategic importance of owning content producers, for all those wanting to attract and retain ...
Getting people to fall in love on national television isn't easy work — producers are storytellers as much as screenwriters are, it's just that their ... In Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure, film writer Amy Kaufman explores the darker corners of the beloved TV show.
For those who made it back from Las Vegas in one piece, it's time to prepare for the penultimate episode of the season: “This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life.” Tuesday's installment of This Is Us will shine a flashback light on one character, similar to last season's episode that drilled down on the widowed Dr. K ...
Several Egyptian TV channels launched a boycott of Turkish dramas after Ankara's protest of the coup. Varol also said that Turkish television has experienced such protests from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt before. MBC made an investment in Turkey's entertainment industry and established ...
TV show Ishqbaaz producer Sanjay Bairagi commits suicide. On the day of the fateful accident, Bairagi had gone to play Holi with his friends and family members. He even uploaded pictures with his loved ones on social media. tv Updated: Mar 04, 2018 19:31 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Sanjay ...
Former E! host Catt Sadler has condemned the firing of a producer who allowed criticism of the cable channel to air during its Golden Globes red-carpet coverage. “It's disappointing that any network would order the censorship of opinions,” Sadler told Variety Saturday. “But it's particularly disturbing in this ...
Five-time Emmy nominated film and television screenwriter-producer Gene Stupnitsky has splashed out $3.45 million for a duplex penthouse atop a pristine, Romanesque Revival-style townhouse on a prime, tree-lined block in Brooklyn's historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. Conveniently accessible by ...
The talent drain from Hollywood isn't just among show producers. Last week, NBC Entertainment lost its president, Jen Salke, who is moving to Amazon to run its Santa Monica-based Amazon Studios. And last summer, Sony Pictures Television lost its top executives who are now building Apple's television ...
In all, according to the study, Content Producer Merger & Acquisitions, 2013-17, over the period M & A activity powered up at a 19.4 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), increasing from 42 deals in 2013 to 102 deals in 2017. The building trend reflects the vital importance of the ownership of TV ...
“We thank Dan and his Schneider's Bakery producers, executives and social media team for their immeasurable contributions to Nickelodeon, and we wish them the best in their future endeavors. And Dan and Schneider's Bakery are proud of the work they did together with Nickelodeon and will always ...
One of Clark's claims to fame was being the first boss of national TV news anchor Paula Zahn, a Naperville native who interned at Channel 2 in the 1970s. In the late 1970s, Clark left Channel 2 to become a publicist for the RTA, a role she held during Chicago's famous blizzard of 1979. After leaving the ...
It's been over a year since we last saw UnREAL's manipulative reality TV producers Quinn King and Rachel Goldberg. We left them in the season two finale ... television. Including actual car crashes. ELLE.com spoke to the cast and executive producer at the season three premiere event in Los Angeles.
Critics have complained for years of the appearance of cooperation between Iran's state-controlled television and its hard-line security structures, citing ... They have vowed to file a formal judicial complaint against the producers of an "insulting" state TV show that "not only hurt the feelings of the grieving ...
Although Souza didn't identify her assailant, producer-director Gustavo Loza was terminated from Mexico's largest television network Televisa a day later, and has asked the actress to clear his name. The network released a statement Wednesday Feb.21 announcing that Loza was no longer an employee ...
From 2014 to 2017, she had a TV program called Dana on Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV, but Blaze didn't describe it as a sitcom: “Dana, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and two time best-selling author, unleashes her national clout on liberals with passion and accuracy.” Loesch still hosts radio's ...
But there were producers with her the whole time, making sure that she stayed in the bubble. That was really the determination. If we had any sense that she wasn't still in our Big Brother bubble, we'd have to make a call on that. But she was cleared by the doctor and she stayed in the bubble. So we were ...
The talent drain from Hollywood isn't just among show producers. Last week, NBC Entertainment lost its president, Jen Salke, who is moving to Amazon to run its Santa Monica-based Amazon Studios. And last summer, Sony Pictures Television lost its top executives who are now building Apple's television ...
Netflix, which released its first original series just six years ago, has now lured two of the most successful producers in TV—Murphy and Shonda Rhimes—from two of the industry's most valuable companies. Rhimes, the producer of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, bolted from Walt Disney Co.'s ABC in August.
A Florida judge says a television producer for one of Emeril Lagasse's cooking shows does not have to turn over tax returns and detailed financial records to the Florida House. ... Some records have been handed over, but producer Pat Roberts refused to turn over everything House Republicans wanted.
When producer Stefan Arndt attended the Berlinale Co-Production Market's first CoPro Series, the one-day pitching platform for high-end TV drama, with ... It is a model familiar to all independent film producers but much less so to TV producers, who are used to their series being financed by just one or two ...
The producer of Florida-based TV shows for Emeril LaGasse won a major legal victory over House Speaker Richard Corcoran when a Leon Circuit judge quashed subpoenas demanding the producer's financial and tax records. Circuit Judge Karen Gievers Wednesday issued an order throwing out the two ...
Netflix Inc. NFLX, +0.12% has lured one of Hollywood's top TV hitmakers, producer Ryan Murphy, in a deal worth as much as $300 million, according to a New York Times report Tuesday night. Under the five-year deal, Murphy will make new series and films exclusively for Netflix. Murphy's contract with 21st ...
CBS is wrapping its drama pilot orders with nods to Red Line, a racially-charged one-hour executive produced by Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti, Main Justice, inspired by and executive produced by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, with Jerry Bruckheimer also exec producing; L.A. Confidential, ...
This TV producer has one of the biggest jobs this Super Bowl Sunday — running the Puppy Bowl ... NEW YORK — The producer of some of Sunday's most highly anticipated television sat in a control room looking intently at a screen. ... This year, producers have implemented some changes to the game.
How will one of the biggest broadcast network shows with one of the biggest hanging mysteries follow up the biggest TV event of the year? It appears with long-awaited death. The manner of how Jack came to leave this world will be revealed on Feb. 4, a.k.a. Super Bowl Sunday, when This Is Us airs in the ...
After more than 25 years in the entertainment biz—including a stint as makeup artist for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders—beauty and lifestyle expert Sylvia Russell founded her cosmetics line, PUCKERD, in August 2017 in St. Petersburg. ″After years of selling cosmetics in my own salons, it has ...
'House of Cards' producer MRC merges with Dick Clark Productions and Hollywood Reporter publisher ... In a deal announced Thursday, "House of Cards" producer Media Rights Capital, known as MRC; television event production company Dick Clark Productions; and the publisher of the Hollywood ...
As much as you envy them, you know your feed would be 10 times less interesting (and about half as delicious!) without the expertly curated, natural-light filled photos of foodstagrammers brightening things up. How else are you supposed to find out about kitschy new menu items or hashtag-worthy ...


 

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