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Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

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    Jeanne Newman
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    Jeanne Newman
    Partner, Jacobson, Hansen, Hoberman, Teller

    Newman estimates that she negotiates 10-15 nonscripted television deals a day, including big ones like new seasons of Big Brother and The Marriage Ref on behalf of client Endemol and a new season of Top Chef on behalf of Magical Elves. Other deals appear smaller at first: Little did she know that when she introduced Ryan Seacrest to Jamie Oliver that the partnership would translate into an Emmy win (for Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution). “It was fun sitting with them at the Emmys,” she says. When she isn’t working, Newman and her husband, 20th Century Fox chairman Gary Newman, run the Jorian Hill winery in Santa Barbara County.

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