Former Paramount CEO Brad Grey Dies

During his storied career in the entertainment business, Grey founded the management and production company Brillstein-Grey Entertainment with the late Bernie Brillstein, co-founded the production company Plan B Entertainment with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and produced multiple Emmy Award-winning television shows, including The Sopranos, ‘Real Time with Bill Maher and The Larry Sanders Show. He was 59.

Paramount’s Grey Wants To Build A TV Studio

Brad Grey, chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures and a prominent former TV producer himself, is looking to build a new TV division to insulate the studio from the lagging film industry. Grey has begun meeting with candidates who could run the new TV studio, individuals close to the CEO say, reviving a business that Paramount successfully ran for decades until the end of 2005 when Viacom and CBS were split into two distinct companies.