|August 8, 1977
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|Maxwell Lue Rollins
Amazon Layoffs: MGM+, MGM Scripted TV & Unscripted Consolidated; Nancy Cotton, Arturo Interian, Chris Castallo & Uri Fleming Among Those Let Go
- EXCLUSIVE: Earlier this morning, Amazon revealed that it was laying off several hundred employees across Prime Video and Amazon Studios as part of a review of its business. Details have emerged about the cuts, which were described by one source close to the company as a “bloodbath”. Senior execs let go include Nancy Cotton, Arturo …
An actress from the original The Wonder Years will soon make her way to ABC’s reimagining of the same name. TVLine can reveal that Lindsay Sloane — who played Kevin and Winnie’s high school friend Alice Pedermeir in the original ABC comedy, and whose previous TV credits also include Sabrina the Teenage Witch and 2015’s […]Thanks for your feedback!
EXCLUSIVE: Following the success of Netflix’s Wednesday and Oscar contender Elvis, Andrew Mittman has renewed his overall deal with MGM Television. Mittman, via his 1.21 label, has re-upped his exclusive deal with the studio, fresh from the launch of Amazon’s Christoph Waltz-fronted series The Consultant. It’s three years since Mittman struck his first deal with […]Thanks for your feedback!
Chris Brearton Confirms Michael Wright As Head Of MGM+, Brian Edwards & Barry Poznick As Heads Of MGM Unscripted TV
MGM COO Chris Brearton, who was just named VP, PVS (Prime Video Studios) Corporate Strategy, MGM+ and MGM Alternative, has unveiled his team. In a company memo (you can read it below in full), he confirmed Deadline’s reports that Michael Wright will remain head of MGM+ and that MGM’s head of unscripted Barry Poznick also […]Thanks for your feedback!
Amazon Studios’ Jennifer Salke Adds MGM Oversight, MGM’s Chris Brearton To Take Over MGM+ & MGM Alternative TV
It’s official – Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, will also oversee MGM, the venerable film and TV studio, which was acquired by Amazon earlier this year for $8.5 billion. Additionally, MGM’s COO Chris Brearton will take on a new role, VP, PVS Corporate Strategy, MGM+ and MGM Alternative Television. Mike Hopkins, SVP, Prime Video […]Thanks for your feedback!
The label, formerly helmed by Bradley Gardner, worked on the upcoming "Teen Wolf: The Movie" for Paramount+.Thanks for your feedback!
MGM Unscripted Chief Barry Poznick Set To Stay Following Amazon Fold-Up, But Questions Surround Structure
It’s been a busy week at Amazon as the restructure involving MGM takes hold. Deadline revealed earlier today that Lindsay Sloane and Rola Bauer were handed key roles within MGM’s new scripted TV structure. The company is also known for producing a swathe of unscripted series including The Voice, Survivor and Shark Tank as well […]Thanks for your feedback!
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The Hollywood studio was acquired by the tech retail giant for $8.5 billion in MarchThanks for your feedback!
Amazon has restructured leadership operations at MGM Television’s scripted department amid a continuous overhaul of the studio, 10 months after the tech giant closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of the company. Under the new organization chart, which was announced by Amazon TV chief Vernon Sanders to staff in a memo Tuesday, Rola Bauer, former president […]Thanks for your feedback!
Amazon Studios Restructures MGM TV Scripted Operations: Leadership Roles For Lindsay Sloane & Rola Bauer, Bradley Gardner Exits As Orion TV Folds
EXCLUSIVE: After recently restructuring Amazon Studios’ original content operations, Head of Television Vernon Sanders now is setting up the MGM scripted TV leadership with new roles for Lindsay Sloane, Senior EVP of MGM Scripted TV, and Rola Bauer, President of International TV for MGM. He laid out the reorganization in an internal memo, a copy of […]Thanks for your feedback!
tNetflix released a trailer for Bear Grylls’ “You vs. Wild: Out Cold,” premiering on Sept. 14. The interactive movie, set after a plane crash, recruits viewers to help Grylls find his friend and escape danger. As the survival expert navigates huge rock walls, freezing dark tunnels and creepy wildlife creatures, viewers at home help lead […]Thanks for your feedback!