Women in Entertainment

 

It's the 21st anniversary of The Hollywood Reporter's annual rankings of the industry's 100 most influential women, profiled in full for subscribers in a special issue and on THR.com.

1. Anne Sweeney, Co-chairman, Disney Media Networks; president, Disney/ABC Television Group

2. Bonnie Hammer, Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios

3. Amy Pascal Co-chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment

4. Abbe Raven, President and CEO, A+E Networks

5. Dana Walden, Chairman, 20th Century Fox Television

6. Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment

7. Nancy Dubuc, President of entertainment and media, A+E Networks

8. Donna Langley, Co-chairman, Universal Pictures

9. Kathleen Kennedy, President, Lucasfilm

10. Sue Kroll, President of worldwide marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures

11. Stacey Snider, Partner, co-chairman and CEO, DreamWorks Studios

12. Lauren Zalaznick, Chairman, entertainment and digital networks and integrated media, NBCUniversal

13. Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of international distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures

14. Sue Naegle, President, HBO Entertainment

15. Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment

16. Ann Daly, COO, DreamWorks Animation

17. Megan Colligan, President of domestic marketing and distribution, Paramount Pictures

18. Oprah Winfrey, CEO, OWN

19. Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia

20. Eileen O'Neill, Group president, Discovery and TLC Networks

21. Elizabeth Gabler, President, Fox 2000

22. Nikki Rocco, President of domestic distribution, Universal Pictures

23. Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks

24. Shari Redstone, Vice chair, CBS/Viacom

25. Frances Berwick, President, Style and Bravo Media

26. Michele Ganeless, President, Comedy Central

27. Vanessa Morrison, President, Fox Animation Studios

28. Emma Watts, President of production, 20th Century Fox

29. Nancy Utley, President, Fox Searchlight

30. Hannah Minghella, President of production, Columbia Pictures

31. Paula Kerger, President and CEO, PBS

32. Jacqueline Hernandez, COO, Telemundo Media

33. Hilary Estey McLoughlin, President, Warner Bros.' Telepictures Productions

34. Janice Marinelli, President, Disney-ABC Domestic Television

35. Marion Edwards, President of international television, Fox

36. Barbara Broccoli, Producer, Eon Productions

37. Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group

38. Belinda Menendez, President, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution and Universal Networks International

39. Nina Jacobson, CEO, Color Force

40. Megan Ellison, Founder, Annapurna Pictures

41. Nancy Kirkpatrick, President of worldwide marketing, Summit Entertainment

42. Tina Fey, Creator/star, 30 Rock

43. Anne Globe, Chief marketing officer, DreamWorks Animation

44. Ellen DeGeneres, Host, The Ellen DeGeneres Show

45. Amy Miles, CEO, Regal Entertainment

46. Bela Bajaria, Executive vp, Universal Television

47. Shonda Rhimes, Creator, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal

48. Holly Bario, President of production, DreamWorks Studios

49. Diane Nelson, President, DC Entertainment

50. The Box-Office Queens: Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart and Meryl Streep

51. Tonia O'Connor, President of distribution, sales and marketing, Univision Communications

52. Judy Sheindlin, Star, Judge Judy

53. Tracey Jacobs, Board member and partner, UTA

54. Sheila Nevins, President of documentary films, HBO

55. Beth Swofford, Motion picture literary agent, CAA

56. Hylda Queally, Motion picture talent agent, CAA

57. Gail Berman, Co-founder, BermanBraun

58. Katherine Pope, President of television, Chernin Entertainment

59. Michelle Bohan, Partner, talent agent, WME

60. The General Counsels: Maren Christensen, executive vp and general counsel, Universal Studios; Gwen Marcus, executive vp and general counsel, Showtime; Rebecca Prentice, executive vp and general counsel, Paramount; Rita Tuzon, executive vp and general counsel, Fox Networks Group; Leah Weil, senior executive vp and general counsel, Sony Pictures

61. The Biz Affairs Gurus: Deborah Barak, Executive vp business operations, CBS Network TV Entertainment Group; Bernardine Brandis, Executive vp business and legal affairs, Walt Disney Studios; Beth Roberts, Executive vp business affairs, NBCU Cable Entertainment, and COO, Universal Cable Productions; Jana Winograde, Executive vp business affairs and administration, ABC Entertainment Group

62. Melanie Cook, Partner, Ziffren Brittenham

63. Jeanne Newman, Partner, Hansen Jacobson Teller Hoberman Newman Warren Richman Rush & Kaller

64. Linda Bell Blue, Executive producer, Entertainment Tonight, omg! Insider

65. Cynthia Pett, Co-owner, managing partner, Brillstein Entertainment Partners

66. Claudia Lewis, President of production, Fox Searchlight

67. Jo Ann Ross, President of network sales, CBS Television Network

68. Michelle Raimo Kouyate, President of production, Sony Pictures Animation

69. Katie Couric, Host and executive producer, Katie; special correspondent, ABC News

70. Dawn Hudson, Executive director, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

71. Terry Press, Co-president, CBS Films

72. Sandra Stern, COO, Lionsgate Television

73. Suzanne Kolb, President, E! Entertainment Television

74. Lisa Gregorian, Chief marketing officer, Warner Bros.Television Group

75. Toni Howard, Executive vp motion picture talent, ICM

76. Nina Shaw, Partner, Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano

77. Sonya Rosenfeld, Co-head, TV department, CAA

78. Blair Kohan, Partner, motion picture agent, UTA

79. Sharon Jackson, Partner, agent, WME

80. Nancy Josephson, Partner, television agent, WME

81. Linda Lichter, Partner, Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler & Feldman

82. Rebecca Eaton, Executive producer, Masterpiece

83. Debbee Klein, Co-head, literary department, Paradigm

84. Lisa Berger, President of entertainment programming, E!

85. Leslie Siebert, Senior managing partner, Gersh Agency

86. Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, Head of worldwide literary department and board member, WME

87. Lorrie Bartlett, Partner, co-head of talent, ICM Partners

88 Orly Adelson, President, Dick Clark Productions

89. Andrea Wong, President of international production, Sony Pictures Television; president of international, Sony Pictures Entertainment

90. Bonnie Bernstein, Partner, ICM Partners

91. EL James, Author, Fifty Shades of Grey

92. Maha Dakhil, Motion picture agent, CAA

93. Theresa Peters, Partner, head of talent department, UTA

94. Carole Cooper, Agent, vp, N.S. Bienstock Inc.

95. Salaam Coleman Smith, President, Style Media

96. Robbie Brenner, President of production, Relativity Media

97 Stephanie Gibbons, Head of marketing, FX

98. Jean Prewitt, President and CEO, Independent Film & Television Alliance

99. Lisa Paulsen, President and CEO, Entertainment Industry Foundation

100. Lena Dunham, Creator/star, Girls

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