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THR's Women in Entertainment 2012: Power 100

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THR's 21st annual ranking celebrates the 100 most powerful female leaders in the entertainment industry.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Who’s in charge? Read here to find out. Once again, THR's annual list ranks the town’s top females, from execs to a new TV ‘It’ girl, in order of empire, influence and intimidating intelligence.

Edited by Stacey Wilson.

Written by Tim Appelo, Marc Bernardin, Alex Ben Block, Kevin Cassidy, Tina Daunt, Eriq Gardner, Lesley Goldberg, Shirley Halperin, Marisa Guthrie, Andy Lewis, Pamela McClintock, Daniel Miller, Michael O’Connell, Lacey Rose, Tatiana Siegel, Georg Szalai and Stacey Wilson.

Selection Criteria: For THR's annual Power 100 issue, editors based their selections on the following: revenue generated for their companies, valuation of assets, number of employees overseen, influence within the film and television industries, ability to get projects greenlighted or proximity to greenlight power, general standing and reputation within the entertainment community.

Pictured: Anne Sweeney.

Items 1-10
  1. 1 Anne Sweeney

    Co-chairman, Disney Media Networks; president, Disney/ABC Television ...read more

  2. 2 Bonnie Hammer

    Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studiosread more

  3. 3 Amy Pascal

    Co-chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainmentread more

  4. 4 Abbe Raven

    President and CEO, A+E Networksread more

  5. 5 Dana Walden

    Co-chairman, 20th Century Fox Televisionread more

  6. 6 Nina Tassler

    President, CBS Entertainmentread more

  7. 7 Nancy Dubuc

    President of entertainment and media, A+E Networksread more

  8. 8 Donna Langley

    Co-chairman, Universal Pictures read more

  9. 9 Kathleen Kennedy

    President, Lucasfilmread more

  10. 10 Sue Kroll

    President of worldwide marketing, Warner Bros. Picturesread more

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