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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 'Today's' Top Entertainment Booker to Exit (Exclusive)

    2:06 pm PDT 10/31/2013
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    Senior producer Melissa Lonner's departure is the latest personnel change at the once-dominant NBC News morning show. READ MORE

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  5. Hulu Names Disney Exec Elaine Paul CFO

    12:20 pm PDT 10/25/2013
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    Tom Fuelling will be departing the company. READ MORE

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  6. Randolph Blotky Named CEO of the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition

    2:44 pm PDT 10/23/2013
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    The service, which is now operational, will deliver 31 movies digitally to 17,000 screens at 1,200 venues this year. READ MORE

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  7. Matt Cowan and Garrett Smith Join Entertainment Technology Consultants

    7:05 am PDT 10/22/2013
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    The new chief innovation engineer joins after a stint at RealD while the new senior creative liaison previously spent decades as head of mastering and production technology at Paramount. READ MORE

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  8. Hearst Names Co-Presidents to Oversee Entertainment & Syndication Group

    12:25 pm PDT 10/17/2013
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    The duo will oversee cable network management teams and develop "streaming video and digital media ventures," said CEO Steven R. Swartz. READ MORE

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  9. CNN: Bill Weir Won't 'Replace' Piers Morgan

    1:46 pm PDT 10/11/2013
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    An 11 p.m. late-night spot is possible for the newly hired anchor. READ MORE

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  10. ABC News Names Dan Harris 'Nightline' Co-Anchor; Bill Weir to CNN

    7:09 am PDT 10/11/2013
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    UPDATED: Weir was named the chief innovation correspondent for CNN. READ MORE

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  11. Universal Networks International Adds Programming, Marketing Execs to Asia Pacific Team

    8:00 pm PDT 10/08/2013
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    Selena Crowley, Shannon Most and Hannah Deeth join the group as it prepares to launch Syfy channel in Australia and New Zealand next year. READ MORE

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  12. Working Title Executive Joining British Production Company Good Films

    8:18 am PDT 10/08/2013
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    10-year veteran Kate Fasulo, who was actively involved in "Les Miserables," "The World's End" and "About Time," will oversee a six-picture slate as head of production. READ MORE

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  13. Inside the Focus Shakeup: Universal Plotted Peter Schlessel Move for Months (Analysis)

    5:00 am PDT 10/03/2013
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    Why Universal's Donna Langley is charting a new, broader course for the specialty label as James Schamus exits and the veteran FilmDistrict exec takes over. READ MORE

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  14. Ryan Seacrest Productions Taps EVP Current, Unscripted Programming

    4:22 pm PDT 09/30/2013
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    BBC executive Izzie Pick Ashcroft will join the production company in early 2014. READ MORE

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  15. CBS Hires Executive to Oversee Limited-Series Programming

    12:00 pm PDT 09/30/2013
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    Stacy Mandelberg joins CBS and CBS TV Studios in the newly created position. READ MORE

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  16. You're Fired! Ousted Studio Execs Reveal How They Coped -- and What Happens Next

    10:00 am PDT 09/19/2013
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    Bill Mechanic, Nina Jacobson and Donald De Line reveal how to spin it, what to do first and why friends matter after a season of setbacks. READ MORE

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  17. Albie Hecht Named Head of HLN

    6:40 am PDT 09/18/2013
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    The MTV Networks veteran will be based in New York and report to CNN Worldwide chief Jeff Zucker. READ MORE

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  18. Channel 4 Exec Ben Stoll Named Director of Development at 'Crossing Lines' Producer Tandem

    10:36 am PDT 09/17/2013
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    He previously worked on series such as "Shameless," "Skins" and "Misfits." READ MORE

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  19. NBCUniversal Hires Univision Networks President Cesar Conde as Executive VP

    7:53 am PDT 09/13/2013
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    Three top executives will now report directly to Univision Communications CEO Randy Falco. READ MORE

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  20. NBC News President Deborah Turness Makes First Appointments

    10:34 am PDT 09/10/2013
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    Former MSNBC CFO Nicolina O'Rorke is named CFO of NBC News, while Time Inc. veteran Ali Zelenko becomes the news division's chief spokesperson. READ MORE

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  21. NBCU Shake-Up: Kevin MacLellan Takes Jeff Shell's Former Position

    9:43 am PDT 09/10/2013
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    Continuing Monday's executive shuffling, the London-based Comcast vet will become the new chairman of NBCUniversal International. READ MORE

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