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Etan Vlessing

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CNN Sets Premiere Date for ‘Race for the Vaccines’ Documentary

CNN has set a May 15 debut for Race for the Vaccine, a documentary narrated and produced by chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta about global scientists scrambling to develop and…

UTA Unveils Over 100 Promotions Agency-Wide

UTA has promoted over 100 employees across the global talent, sports and entertainment agency. The new job titles impact employees over 30 departments — including business affairs, motion…

Sarah Silverman to Star in Indie Thriller ‘Viral’

Sarah Silverman is set to star opposite Blair Underwood in the indie psychological thriller Viral. Silverman will play Emilia, the girlfriend to Andrew, played by Underwood, who falls…

Maverick Carter to Keynote Banff World Media Festival (Exclusive)

The longtime business manager of NBA star LeBron James is CEO of SpringHill Entertainment.

Topic Studios, Audible Strike Podcast Production Deal (Exclusive)

The slate development agreement aims at four new Audible Original podcasts, starting with 'The Messenger,' about a newly-radicalised Islamic in the wake of London's 7/7 bombings.

Univision Forecasts Revenue Fall Ahead of Televisa Merger

The Spanish language broadcaster issued preliminary first quarter results that indicates $1.36 billion in available liquidity for "potential financing transactions."  

Thomasin McKenzie Nabs Lead for Kerri Strug Biopic ‘Perfect’

'Booksmart' director Olivia Wilde will direct Searchlight's true story of gymnast Kerri Strug’s triumph in winning Team USA’s first gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.

Meredith Sells Local TV Stations to Gray Television for $2.7 Billion

The deal will allow Meredith to focus on its magazine division, which includes 'People' and 'Better Homes & Gardens.'

Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries’ 2020 Pay Falls to $44.9 Million

The head of John Malone's international cable giant, which owns Virgin Media, earned $123.2 million in 2019, mostly from stock awards.

AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan’s 2020 Pay Falls to $11.8 Million

The company disclosed compensation for its top executives in a regulatory filing.

Noel Clarke “Seeking Professional Help” Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

The embattled 'Doctor Who' actor in a statement denied "any sexual misconduct or criminal wrongdoing" on Friday.

Apple Nabs Filmed Version of ‘Come From Away’ Musical

Apple Original Films has picked up the live filmed production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from Entertainment One.