Comcast Promotes CFO Mike Cavanagh to Added Role of President
Comcast said on Wednesday that it has promoted chief financial officer Mike Cavanagh to the added role of president. “With this promotion, Mike will work closely with chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts to manage the businesses and teams across the company,” it said. “Mike will be only the third president in the company’s 59-year […]
eOne CEO on Working With Netflix, Hollywood’s Harassment Scandals (Q&A)
Darren Throop, hot off three Oscar nominations for 'The Post' and 'Molly's Game,' also talks investing in midrange films and policing employee conduct, post-Harvey Weinstein.
Bleecker Street CEO on Sundance Post-Weinstein and the Future of Indie Films
Andrew Karpen makes his predictions for this year's market and reveals how to get movie fans to actually go to theaters.
Paramount TV Head on ‘The Alienist,’ George Clooney’s ‘Catch-22′ and the Future of ’13 Reasons Why’
President Amy Powell dishes on the cost of movie stars flocking to television ($1 million for A-listers) and teases a "provocative and unexpected" second season of Netflix's teen sensation.
Byron Allen on “Chasing Studio Crumbs,” Weinstein’s Future and Christian Bale’s ‘Hostiles’
The chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios/Freestyle Digital Media, who has an awards hopeful with the Bale-starring Western, reveals how a Weinstein film he rescued from a direct-to-DVD fate became the year's biggest indie and the other assets he's eyeing.
MPAA Chief on Why Trump’s Tax Cuts Are Good for Hollywood
"My job is bipartisan," says chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin as he discusses working with the president, fighting harassment and how to entertain in D.C.
Michael Bloomberg on a Near-Presidential Run, a Call to Trump and His “War on Coal” Movie
The former NYC mayor, founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, and his ex-film czar Katherine Oliver, talk to THR about an awards campaign for 'From the Ashes' and his thoughts on Bob Iger running for president.
Funny or Die CEO on the Secret to Viral Video and the Future of ‘Billy on the Street’
Mike Farah discusses the evolution of digital content, partnering with AMC and charting an independent path: "I don't like to chase. If you are handling your shit, then the path emerges."
Preacher-Turned-Producer DeVon Franklin Reveals the Secret to Successful Faith-Based Films
The president and CEO of his own production shingle, Franklin Entertainment, talks about why audiences are hungry for more content like 'Heaven Is for Real,' his upcoming Nativity film 'The Star' and how being a traveling preacher influences his work.
ABC News Chief on Trump Drama, Megyn’s NBC Start and Broadcast News in the Smartphone Era
James Goldston opens up about 'GMA's' win streak, lower ratings for morning news, phone calls received from the president, and the future of anchors Robin Roberts, Michael Strahan and George Stephanopoulos.
Black Bicycle Entertainment Chief on Accidentally Spotlighting Female Filmmakers and Audiences
Upstart indie producer Erika Olde, of the Jessica Chastain starrer 'Woman Walks Ahead,' on why profitability requires patience and the impact of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Conde Nast’s Dawn Ostroff on Turning Magazine Articles Into Movies and New TV Plans
The media company's entertainment president (and former CW chief) opens up about developing a GQ feature into 'Only the Brave,' hitting theaters Friday, and the promise of digital video.