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Sky Studios Elstree Taps Noel Tovey as Managing Director – Global Bulletin

NEW HIRES Sky Studios Elstree, which will open later this year, has named Leavesden Studios sales VP Noel Tovey as managing director. Tovey (pictured above) has also previously…

The Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments of Upfronts Week 2022

That’s all, folks. The TV industry’s return to in-person upfront presentations across Manhattan concluded Thursday with the joyful sound of Stevie Wonder rocking “Superstitution” at the CW’s New…

TV Shows Take a Back Seat as Upfronts Focus on New Ad Tech

TV used to be about shows. Now, based on many of the industry’s glitzy upfront presentations that took place this week, it’s all about algorithms. At show after…

Former NBC Entertainment Chair Paul Telegdy Launches New Shingle, Developing Falkland War Drama

Former NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy has launched a new shingle with his cousin, Berlin-based advertising exec Stefan Telegdy, and they are pitching their first TV project, a…

Disney+ Won’t Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Not every marketer is likely to get its commercials on a new ad-supported version of Disney+. The popular streaming service — home to Marvel movies, the “Star Wars”…

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Acquires Small Stake in Paramount Global

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway invested about $2.6 billion in Paramount Global during the first quarter of 2022, according to a Securites and Exchange Commission filing that disclosed the…

Pete Davidson reveals Edie Falco plays his ‘overwhelmed’ mom in new series

“I am here so that the media will start paying attention to me,” the 28-year-old comedian also joked about his high-profile relationship with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Rules Again as ‘Firestarter’ Flames Out

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is again the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office. In its second weekend of release, the latest installment in…

TV Networks’ Scramble to Launch Nielsen Rivals Creates Measurement Mess

TV’s most intense drama isn’t showing on any particular network and doesn’t stream on any specific screen. Even so, some of the industry’s most influential executives can’t stop…

Embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association Shops Its Assets as Interim CEO Todd Boehly Fields Bid

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is putting itself on the auction block, courting buyers for the embattled organization that hands out the annual Golden Globe Awards. The HFPA’s…

E! to Debut Original Rom-Com Films in 2023, Sets New Unscripted Shows From Anthony Anderson, Joel McHale

E! is getting into the original TV movie business. The NBCUniversal cabler has announced plans to begin programming original romantic comedy films beginning in 2023. The network has…