NBC Partners With Electus On Telenovelas

NBC has an arrangement with Electus to develop a trio of novelas, looking for one 13-episode version to make it to the network with multiple episodes running weekly.

Vergara, Silverman Strike Latin American TV Deal

Ben Silverman Names Chris Grant Electus CEO

Ben Silverman’s multimedia studio Electus, an operating business of IAC announced that Chris Grant will join the company as CEO effective Nov. 1. In his new role, Grant will take responsibility for the company’s next phase of growth across global TV, digital and branded entertainment. Grant’s background in advertising and international distribution, acquisition and production […]

Ben Silverman Refocused With Electus

The guy who moved Leno to 10 o’clock and put a Val Kilmer-voiced Knight Rider on the air is bringing credibility to Web video. Ben Silverman’s Electus, formed last year following the executive’s much-maligned tenure at NBC, has emerged as a deal-making juggernaut in the online video arena, to the extent that many are crediting him with resuscitating a moribund medium.