Limited Series Are The New Prestige TV

The rapturous response to Sunday night’s Emmy haul by The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was a promising development for TV’s creative future.

CBS Taps Mandelberg For Limited/Events

CBS is the latest broadcast network to re-enter the limited series/event programming arena with a dedicated executive. Stacy Mandelberg has been named VP, limited series and event programming, a newly created position, in which she will acquire, develop and oversee production of short-run scripted programming based on books, historical events and original high-concept ideas, reporting to both Nina Tassler, president, CBS Entertainment and David Stapf, president, CBS Television Studios.