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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bill Hilary has resigned as head of programming at Comedy Central, the Viacom-owned cable home of South Park and the new animated stand-up comedy series Shorties Watching Shorties. Hilary will leave at the end of August after four years with the network. Hilary’s decision to [...]
Just one day after Viacom Inc. president and CEO Mel Karmazin stepped down, Viacom Entertainment Group chairman Jonathan Dolgen has followed suit after more than a decade with the company. His resignation will be effective July 15. Dolgen’s decision to leave comes with news that Viacom chairman and CEO Sumner [...]
Andrea D’Amico has joined the team at visual effects shop Eden FX as executive producer. The announcement was made yesterday by Eden FX co-presidents Mark Miller and John Gross. In her new post, D’Amico will specialize in the production of feature film visual effects. "Eden FX has an excellent track [...]
Lee Orgel, a veteran of Broadway, TV and film industry passed away at his home May 12 at the age of 78. His career spanned 60 years beginning as the stage manager for MGM’s live presentations at the Capitol Theater in New York, after which he became one of the [...]
Khaki Jones has been promoted to vice president, original series, for Cartoon Network, it was announced today by Bob Higgins, senior VP of programming and development for Cartoon Network’s kids businesses. Jones will be responsible for overseeing the creative direction of more than 12 of the network’s newest original animated [...]
Former Craven-Maddalena president of production Rene M. Garcia has joined L.A.-based manga and animation house TOKYOPOP as VP of Film and Television. “Manga’s kinetic storytelling style and ever-increasing popularity put TOKYOPOP at the vanguard of a revolution in the entertainment industry,” says Garcia. “I can’t imagine a cooler assignment than [...]
The network executive shuffle continues at ABC Cable Networks Group. It was announced today that Donna Ebbs and Judy Taylor will be joining the team as VP of original movies and VP of casting for ABC Family and Disney Channel movies respectively. Ebbs will be responsible for the development and [...]
Brad Ableson, a DPS Film Roman storyboard artist who works on The Simpsons, has struck out on his own with a comedic short film that combines animation with live action and a diverse celebrity cast that includes former child actor Gary Coleman and porn star Ginger Lynn. Ableson wrote, directed [...]
Cookie Jar Ent., the programming and licensing arm of The Cookie Jar Group, has appointed Fonda Snyder, former Storyopolis co-founder and president of Storyopolis Prods., to the newly created position of senior VP of creative development. In her new position, Snyder will be responsible for identifying, packaging and producing family [...]
Betsy McGowen has been promoted to senior VP/general manager for Kids’ WB!. McGowen has been a senior executive at Kids’ WB! since the network’s 1995 launch. In her new role, she will oversee series development, current programming and scheduling under Jordan Levin, co-CEO of The WB. Levin comments, “She’s a [...]