Herzog Fills Hecht’s Shoes at Spike

Comedy Central president Doug Herzog has stepped up to take over as head of Spike TV following this week’s departure of Albie Hecht, the former president of film and television ... Continue Reading →

Eisner Replacement to Be Named by June

Reuters reports that Walt Disney Co. chairman George Mitchell has told analysts that the company would appoint a new CEO no later than June of this year. After the past few tumultuous ... Continue Reading →

Albie Hecht Leaves Spike TV

Citing creative differences, Spike TV president Albie Hecht yesterday announced his resignation from the post. The former president of film and television entertainment for Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Animatrix Director Jones Jacks into Imageworks

Andy Jones, who directed the Animatrix segment The Final Flight of the Osiris and served as Digital Domain’s animation director on 20th Century Fox’s I, Robot, is joining ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland CEO Voelkle Resigns

Daily Variety reports that Peter Voelkle has stepped down from his CEO gig at Munich-based independent children’s television broadcaster TV-Loonland AG. Effective immediately, ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Owes Stan Lee

The Associated Press reports that comic-book publisher Marvel Enterprises Inc. was ordered to fork over 10% of profits earned since 1998 to Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other ... Continue Reading →

Jan Nagel Tapped to Represent Agogo in U.S.

Steven Ching, CEO of Agogo Hong Kong, announced the selection of Jan Nagel, marketing consultant and president of Women In Animation International, to represent Agogo and its Animation ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Ups Elwood to Senior VP, Marketing

Cookie Jar Ent., the programming and licensing arm of The Cookie Jar Group (formerly Cinar Corp.), has promoted Kelly Elwood from VP of marketing licensing to senior VP of marketing. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Cements Chairman/CEO Divide

Following CEO Michael Eisner’s removal from the post of chairman of the board of the Walt Disney Co., the board has voted to officially separate the offices of chairman and CEO, ... Continue Reading →

Comic Book Trailblazer Eisner Dead at 87

The comic book community is mourning the loss of another legend. The Associated Press reports that Will Eisner, creator of the innovative and popular 1940s adult-aimed crime comic, ... Continue Reading →