Television Academy Announces Appointees to its Executive Committee
The Television Academy announced it has tapped six executives to serve as Chair's Appointees on the Television Academy Executive Committee.
CEO Bruce Rosenblum revealed the names of the 2014 appointees in a news release that described them as "among the most innovative, accomplished and respected executives working in the television industry.
"On the list were: John Landgraf, Chief Executive Officer, FX Networks and FX Productions; Michael Lombardo, President, HBO Programming; Steve Mosko, President, Sony Pictures Television; Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix; Jay Sures, Board Member & Managing Director, UTA; and Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.
"The Television Academy is very fortunate to be guided by such a diversity of insights across the television business," said Rosenblum in the statement.
"Having visionary industry leaders from the broadcast and cable networks, studios, talent agencies and digital media companies enriches our ability to empower and celebrate creative excellence in television while providing increased opportunities and resources for our members."
Also announced was the Board of Governors' appointees for the Executive Committee, which are: Bob Bergen, Performers Peer Group Governor; Allison Binder, Professional Representatives Peer Group Governor; Daniel Evans, III, Children’s Programming Peer Group Governor; and Sharon Lieblein – Casting Director’s Peer Group Governor.
Last December, it was announced that Jay Leno, Rupert Murdoch, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ray Dolby, David E. Kelley and Brandon Stoddard will all be inducted into TV Academy Hall of Fame on March 11.