CBS Studios Announces BIPOC Casting Fellowship, Sets Second Cohort For Leadership Pipeline Challenge

Walt Disney Television Casting Chief Sharon Klein Bolsters VP-Level Execs

Brenda Kelly-Grant Named Head Of Casting At Disney Branded Television

Brenda Kelly-Grant (r) has been named SVP, casting and talent relations, Disney Branded Television. She will succeed Judy Taylor, who will retire at the end of the year after a career that has spanned nearly half a century.

Sharon Klein To Oversee Casting For Nearly Entire Disney TV Portfolio

The former Fox and 20th Television exec will now oversee casting for Disney’s entire television portfolio, adding animation, alternative, Hulu and Freeform to a purview that already included Disney TV Studios and FX.

Grace Wu Named NBCU TV And Streaming Casting Head, Tomii Crump To Oversee Unscripted Casting

Fox Entertainment’s EVP Of Casting Tess Sanchez Exits

Casting Exec Brenda Kelly Grant Returns To ABC From Amazon

Claudia Lyon Named CBS Talent/Casting EVP

CBS is bringing on board ABC Entertainment’s Claudia Lyon as executive vice president of talent and casting, where she will oversee the unit’s operations for CBS Entertainment’s primetime and daytime programming, limited series, alternative programs and specials.

Anthony Barnao, Veteran Casting Director, Dies

CBS Hires Cesar Rocha As Casting Executive

CBS Entertainment Ups Casting Exec Dorey Poder

Big Four Get A Jump On Pilot Casting

The broadcast development slate in December always provides a rough image of what the television screen might look like the following fall. This year, the picture is a little clearer. That’s because the Big Four are getting a head start on casting their lead actors — a strategy that signals a renewed effort by studios to break out of the strictures of pilot season.