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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 91-100
  1. 91 EL James

    Author, "Fifty Shades of Grey"read more

  2. 92 Maha Dakhil

    Motion picture agent, CAAread more

  3. 93 Theresa Peters

    Theresa Peters Partner, head of talent department, UTAread more

  4. 94 Carole Cooper

    Agent and vp, N.S. Bienstock Inc. read more

  5. 95 Salaam Coleman Smith

    President, Style Media read more

  6. 96 Robbie Brenner

    President of production, Relativity Media read more

  7. 97 Stephanie Gibbons

    Head of marketing, FX read more

  8. 98 Jean Prewitt

    President and CEO, Independent Film & Television Alliance read more

  9. 99 Lisa Paulsen

    President and CEO, Entertainment Industry Foundation read more

  10. 100 Lena Dunham

    Creator and star, "Girls"read more

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