The Hollywood Radio and Television Society has elected industry leaders from WME, Universal Television, Lionsgate and City National Bank as new officers to a two-year voluntary term, beginning in January, 2018. They are: Marc Korman, partner, WME, who succeeds Eric Schrier, president of programming, FX Networks and president of FX Productions, as president of HRTS; Pearlena Igbokwe, president, Universal Television, […]
The former senior broadcast network executive criticized the television industry for not being aggressive enough in catering to the way the public consumes content, and warned that too much effort is being made trying to protect business models that will soon be out of date.
Television’s biggest cheerleader Leslie Moonves was at it again Thursday. The CBS Corp. chief executive told a Hollywood Radio and Television Society’s newsmaker luncheon that “I think the broadcast model is better now than it was five years ago because there are all of these places to take your content.”
Buoyed by a record upfront on Madison Avenue in the spring, as well as a flurry of hit new comedies in the fall, broadcast network entertainment presidents expressed a consensus of optimism as they met for a Hollywood Radio TV Society lunchtime panel.