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  1. CAA Promotes Eight to Agent or Executive

    9:00 am PDT 04/07/2014
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    The elevations include three to the exec ranks. READ MORE

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  2. Oxygen Development VP David Gross Joins CAA as TV Agent (Exclusive)

    4:03 pm PDT 03/28/2014
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    At Oxygen Media, Gross developed reality series such as "My Shopping Addiction," "Tanisha Gets Married" and "Find Me My Man." READ MORE

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  3. Katie Nelson Thomson Joins 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'

    10:13 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    She will be the senior talent producer on the weekly HBO series after a stint on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." READ MORE

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  4. Literary Agent Alexandra Machinist Joins ICM Partners

    2:38 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    The New York-based agent, who represents best-selling authors including Kevin Kwan and Koethi Zan, is coming from Janklow & Nesbit. READ MORE

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  5. UTA Taps Former Summit Exec Alex Fragen for Global Distribution Post

    11:30 am PST 03/06/2014
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    Fragen will help clients identify a diverse array of platforms for their projects in his newly created role. READ MORE

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  6. Nickelodeon Names Two Veteran Senior Executives to New Posts

    11:42 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Sarah Noonan and Jay Schmalholz will transition to new senior vp positions. READ MORE

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  7. Entertainment Agency Peleton Acquires Todd Berger's Creative Media

    9:00 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Agent Dan Pine will relocate to Los Angeles to open the company's first West Coast offices. READ MORE

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  8. 'Container Wars' Producer Expands Creative Team

    5:00 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Rob Lobl has been promoted to executive vp development and current, while Elyse Seder has joined as vp development. READ MORE

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  9. Xbox Entertainment Studios Hires Unscripted Head

    10:06 am PST 01/23/2014
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    Former AMC executive Ari Mark has joined Nancy Tellem's company. READ MORE

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  10. Dow Jones CEO Lex Fenwick Exits

    2:12 pm PST 01/21/2014
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    William Lewis has been named interim CEO, while the company announced plans to review "the institutional strategy of Dow Jones with an eye towards changes that will deliver even more value to its customers." READ MORE

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  11. WME Taps Former Microsoft Exec Peter Klein as CFO

    11:14 am PST 12/23/2013
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    UPDATED: Peter Klein will be the CFO of the merged WME and IMG, as well, as backer Silver Lake reportedly takes a 51 percent stake in the combined company READ MORE

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  12. Disney Channels Promotes Multiplatform Programming Exec (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PST 12/17/2013
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    Katharine Linke, who joined Disney in 2000, has been upped. READ MORE

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  13. Catherine Powell Named Managing Director of Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand

    6:08 pm PST 12/16/2013
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    She will relocate from London in July for her new position, replacing the retiring John Cracknell. READ MORE

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  14. Disney XD Names Marc Buhaj General Manager

    9:56 am PST 12/16/2013
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    He succeeds David Levine, who moves to a new position at Disney Channels EMEA. READ MORE

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  15. Hollywood Docket: Martin Scorsese, 'Silence' Producer Working On Settlement

    9:27 am PST 12/10/2013
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    A roundup of entertainment law news, including a producer who attempted to satisfy a legal debt to an actress in an unusual way. READ MORE

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  16. Honors and Hires: Steven Spielberg Feted by the Foundation for the National Archives

    1:32 pm PST 11/22/2013
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    Also this week, news from companies including Modern VideoFilm, FilmLight and Key Code Media. READ MORE

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  17. MPAA Taps Steven Fabrizio as Global General Counsel

    12:26 pm PST 11/14/2013
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    Hollywood studios go to a THR "Power Lawyer" to lead its legal team. READ MORE

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  18. CBS Corp. Names Larry Tu as Chief Legal Officer

    7:41 am PST 11/13/2013
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    The former Dell general counsel will be replacing Louis Briskman, who is retiring. READ MORE

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  19. CNN Names N.Y. Times' Brian Stelter Host of 'Reliable Sources'

    6:22 am PST 11/12/2013
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    He also will serve as a senior correspondent reporting on media and entertainment news for CNN Worldwide throughout the week. READ MORE

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  20. UTA's Wayne Fitterman Joins WME

    11:18 am PST 11/11/2013
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    The production department head is bringing 46 clients, including multiple Oscar winners, with him. READ MORE

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  21. Essential 11 Television Promotes Michael O'Neill to Factual TV Development Head

    9:30 am PST 11/04/2013
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    Johnny Healey is leaving the Los Angeles-based joint venture between Canada's 11 Television and Aussie partner Essential Media & Entertainment. READ MORE

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