It came down to Disney's Anne Sweeney vs. NBCUniversal's Bonnie Hammer as The Hollywood Reporter's 22nd annual rankings reveal a TV industry in flux, ongoing volatility at the film studios and the females behind (and in front of) every last big deal in town.
Cynthia Pett, 51, Co-owner, Brillstein Entertainment
Suzan Bymel, Founding partner, Management 360
Pett reps 24-year client Brad Pitt as well as up-and-comers like Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Bymel manages 2013 Oscar winner Anne Hathaway and Michelle Pfeiffer.