At least 40 people have been let go from AXS TV following Mark Cuban’s sale of his majority stake in the cable network and the channel HDNet Movies to Steve Harvey and Anthem Sports & Entertainment on Monday, three individuals close to the situation say. The company’s Dallas staff is almost completely terminated, while the Denver and Los Angeles offices are also hit hard.
Mark Cuban has sold a majority stake in HDNet, parent of U.S. TV networks AXS TV and HDNet Movies, to Canadian-based Anthem Sports & Entertainment and entertainer Steve Harvey.
Adam Stotsky is stepping down as E! president, putting an end to a 18-year tenure at NBCUniversal. Stotsky will work on his transition with Frances Berweick, president, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, who will step in to take over his responsibilities in the interim.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacqueline Stewart has been named host of Turner Classic Movies’ silent movie program “Silent Sunday Nights,” making her the network’s first African American host in its 25 year history. TCM on Monday announced the hiring of Stewart, a professor of cinema and media studies at the University of Chicago who has […]