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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 51-60
  1. 51 Tonia O’Connor

    President of distribution, sales and marketing, Univision Communicati...read more

  2. 52 Judy Sheindlin

    Star, 'Judge Judy' read more

  3. 53 Tracey Jacobs

    Board member and partner, UTAread more

  4. 54 Sheila Nevins

    President of documentary films, HBOread more

  5. 55 Beth Swofford

    Motion picture literary agent, CAAread more

  6. 56 Hylda Queally

    Motion picture talent agent, CAAread more

  7. 57 Gail Berman

    Co-founder, BermanBraunread more

  8. 58 Katherine Pope

    President of television, Chernin Entertainmentread more

  9. 59 Michelle Bohan

    Partner, talent agent, WME read more

  10. 60 Maren Christensen, Gwen Marcus, Rebecca Prentice, Rita Tuzon and Leah Weil

    The General Counselsread more

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