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Abbe Raven’s Husband Enters Showbiz With Off-Broadway Play ‘Traveling Papers’

Attorney Martin Tackel co-created the travel-themed show — which includes works by Mark Twain, Anthony Bourdain and others — but his wife, the former A&E chairman, isn't involved in the…

A+E Networks Chairman Abbe Raven: “For Some Reason, the Dynamic Between Two Strong Women Is Good Copy”

Raven, who retires in February and will be succeeded by Nancy Dubuc, writes for The Hollywood Reporter that men can't seem to comprehend a planned successful transition between two women

Michael Wolff on Big Media: Where Are All the CEO Heir Apparents?

As Robert Iger, Leslie Moonves and Philippe Dauman shoot toward retirement age without slowing, the next generation of media leaders sits on the sidelines, Wolff writes for THR

A+E Networks Chairman Abbe Raven to Retire

After some three decades at the cable company, Raven will step down in February

A+E at 30: How a Tiny Network Became a $26 Billion Success Story

The story of how two fearless women created a cable powerhouse too improbable to even make it on one of their 10 channels.

A+E Networks Chairman Abbe Raven Joins International TV Academy Executive Committee

She will move from director to her new post on Jan. 1.

The Hollywood Reporter’s Mentorship Program Turns 5

This issue marks the anniversary of THR with Big Brothers Big Sisters, where teenagers get to learn and grow with the help of some of the industry's most powerful women.

Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Pose With Their Mentors (Exclusive Photos)

Behind every powerful woman is sometimes another woman, a male executive or Oscar-winning director, as exemplified by Emma Watts and Oliver Stone; Nancy Dubuc and Abbe Raven; Sandra Stern and Jon…

A&E TV Networks Chief Abbe Raven: Why Consumers Crave Original Programming (Q&A)

"It's an interesting form of flattery," she says of the dozen-plus "Pawn Stars" copycats.

Katie Couric Pays Tribute to Late Sister at THR Breakfast

Commends Hollywood for helping raise money for cancer research.

Anne Sweeney Number One on Women In Entertainment’s Power 100

President of Disney/ABC Television Group leads The Hollywood Reporter's 19th annual list.