After working at NBCUniversal for a decade, 59-year-old television executive Mark “Scott” Vila has gone public with an age discrimination complaint against the entertainment behemoth. Vila, who oversaw programming development for NBCUniversal properties including Syfy, USA Network and streaming service Peacock, was among nearly a dozen employees laid off this February.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime composer of “The Simpsons” has sued over his dismissal from the long-running series, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and a perceived disability. The lawsuit filed by Alf Clausen in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday for age discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation comes nearly two […]
NY1’s Roma Torre has spent three decades in TV, winning two Emmys. But when she lost opportunities to men and younger women, she was told “That’s just the way it is.”
There is no fighting sexism on television without fighting age discrimination along with it.
With contract talks with AFTRA at an impasse, the Sunbeam Boston NBC affiliate says bias is not a problem.