Fox Hires Beth Miyares, Conor Welch For Development and Programming Posts

Fox has hired programming executive Beth Miyares as Senior Vice President of Drama Development and Programming, and film executive Conor Welch as Vice President of Comedy Development and Programming, the network announced Tuesday. The news comes days afte.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2017

Comedy Central Ups Jim Sharp To EVP Original Programming & Development

Jim Sharp has been promoted to EVP Original Programming and Development West Coast, reporting to Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming. Sharp, formerly Senior Vice President, will oversee development and production on all .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 25th, 2014

Comedy Central Ups Jim Sharp to Exec VP, Original Programming and Development

Comedy Central has promoted veteran network exec Jim Sharp to West coast exec VP original programming and development. The former senior VP will report to content development and original programming prexy Kent Alterman and continue to oversee develo.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 14th, 2017

SundanceTV Ups Jordan Helman To VP Development Current Programming

Jordan Helman was the first LA-based creative hire when SundanceTV launched its scripted initiative in 2012, joining the network as director of development in scripted programming. Now he has been promoted to VP development of current programming. Based i.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 24th, 2014

Florence Welch Opens Up About Advice Taylor Swift Gave Her That Saved Her Life

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine went through a rough patch so severe, she thought she would ultimately have a breakdown. In Billboard's new cover story, Welch opens up........»»

Category: peopleSource: eonlineMay 22nd, 2015

Tyron Woodley to Conor: Don"t Call Me a Bitch ... Conor: You"re a Bitch

Tyron Woodley just threatened to "Go Ferguson" on Conor McGregor's ass -- after the Irish superstar called him a "bitch" on social media. It all started at the UFC 205 weigh-ins earlier Friday when Tyron tried to say hello to Conor and McGregor blew him&h.....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzNov 17th, 2016

Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz Spew Hatred, Racial Epithets -- "Cholo Gangsta" (VIDEO)

UFC champ Conor McGregor called Nate Diaz a "cholo gangsta from the hood" in one of the most hate-fueled pre-fight press conferences ever. Nate said everyone in the UFC -- including Conor -- was on steroids.  Conor went nuts and said he was….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzFeb 24th, 2016

Andre Berto -- UFC is the Conor McGregor Show Now!!!

Boxer Andre Berto was elated that his good friend Conor McGregor not only stole the show ... Berto says Conor now IS the show. We got Berto after Conor's :13 second knockout victory against Jose Aldo, and the boxer couldn't be more elated.….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzDec 14th, 2015

UFC"s Bruce Buffer -- Jason Momoa"s a Beast But ... Conor McGregor Would Destroy You

He's bigger than Conor. He's stronger than Conor ... but if Jason Momoa ever got in a fight with Conor McGregor -- IT WOULD BE LIGHTS OUT, so says UFC's Bruce Buffer.  "Muscles don't win fights," Buffer told us when we asked how the 6'4",….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzApr 16th, 2016

Entertainment One Hires David Shaye, Expands Alternative Programming Division

Entertainment One will be expanding its growing alternative programming division with the appointment of David Shaye to vice president of development, U.S. alternative programming for Entertainment One Television. In his new role, Shaye will work with Tar.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 26th, 2017

SundanceTV Promotes Jordan Helman to VP, Development and Current Programming

SundanceTV has promoted Jordan Helman to vice president of development and current programming, the cabler announced Tuesday. Helman will report to Nena Rodrigue, SundanceTV’s head of original programming. “We are thrilled to elevate Jordan wi.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 16th, 2017

TVGN Taps Jessie Surovell As VP Development, Kristan Giordano Upped To VP Original Programming

TVGN is expanding its original programming department, naming Jessie Surovell VP Development and promoting Kristan Giordano to VP Original Programming. Their positions take effect immediately. Based at TVGN's Los Angeles headquarters, both report to Paul .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 14th, 2017

Playbook Hires Longtime ESPN Talent Exec Gerry Matalon As EVP Talent Development.

Playbook Inc. has hired longtime ESPN talent executive Gerry Matalon as EVP Talent Development. He will oversee the development, media training and coaching for the agency, working closely with Kristin LaFemina, EVP Client Services. Before leaving ESPN .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 29th, 2016

TV Guide Network Expands Original Programming Department

TV Guide Network has expanded its original programming department with the appointments of Jessie Surovell (pictured left) and Kristan Giordano (pictured right) to veep of development and VP of original programming, respectively. Both report to Paul Adler.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 15th, 2017

BET President Of Original Programming Loretha Jones Exits

Loretha Jones is departing BET Networks after a six-year stint as President of Original Programming, during which she oversaw original programming, news, development, planning and acquisitions. Jones announced her departure today, but it had been rumored .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineSep 6th, 2014

Debmar-Mercury Promotes Alexandra Jewett to EVP of Programming

Debmar-Mercury has promoted Alexandra Jewett from senior to executive vice president of programming. In partnership with Lonnie Burstein, who will remain in the role, the team will oversee all programming, development and production for the company. Jewe.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 5th, 2014

Debmar-Mercury Ups Alexandra Jewett To EVP Programming

Alexandra Jewett is moving up from SVP to EVP Programming at Debmar-Mercury. In her newly expanded role, Jewett will work in partnership with EVP Lonnie Burstein to oversee programming, development and production for the company. During her tenure at Debm.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 5th, 2014

Floyd Mayweather -- Conor"s Piggybacking Off My Name ... I"m the Biggest Thing In MMA (VIDEO)

[[tmz:video id="0_uy3gk1ic"]] Here's the FULL 5-minute shot with Floyd Mayweather -- where he blasts Conor McGregor over and over again ... and claims to be the biggest name in MMA. It all went down on Monday -- when Floyd told our guy comparing Conor to&.....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzNov 17th, 2016

Conor McGregor -- I Want $100 MILLION to Box Floyd ... "He"s Afraid of Real Fight" (VIDEO)

[[tmz:video id="0_q7d91fh9"]] Conor McGregor has set his terms to box Floyd Mayweather -- $100 MILLION! The two had been going back and forth on TMZ Sports earlier this week -- with Floyd calling him an "ant" and Conor daring him to "say that to my&hellip.....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzNov 17th, 2016

Floyd Mayweather Calls Conor McGregor A Bitch! (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather just upped the ante in his beef with Conor McGregor ... calling him one of the most disrespectful words out there ... a "bitch." Mayweather hit up Instagram Live ... and ripped into the UFC star, saying "Conor McGregor's.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzDec 15th, 2016

Conor McGregor -- Confronts Tyron Woodley ... "You"re Like a Woman" (VIDEO)

[[tmz:video id="0_02mnmhux"]] The Twitter war between Conor McGregor and Tyron Woodley escalated to a real-life confrontation moments ago ... with Conor screaming at the champ backstage at the UFC weigh-ins ... calling him a "woman." As we previously&hell.....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzNov 17th, 2016