The studio promotes Jennifer Carreras and Mandy Summers and also adds Glamour editor Jen Weinberg for talent relations.
It was only two years ago that 20th Century Fox started taking consumer products a little more seriously, tapping Jeffrey Godsick to expand the way the company exploits its films and TV shows through theme park rides, live events, T-shirts, toys and other merchandise. Animated hit The Simpsons has easily been 20th’s biggest moneymaker, with the yellow characters minting a lot of green — more than $4.6 billion from the sale of consumer products alone during the series’ 25-year run. As Bart Simpson would say: Holy cash cow, man!
Twentieth Century Fox TV has promoted Jonathan Davis to executive VP of comedy development. The news comes a week and a half after Jennifer Nicholson Salke announced she’d be leaving 20th for the entertainment president gig at NBC.