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  • BET Hires Facebook Marketing Exec Kay Madati as Chief Digital Officer

    Viacom's BET Networks has tapped Kay Madati, previously head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, to be its chief digital officer. Madati reports to BET chairman and CEO Debra L. Lee and will be based in Los Angeles....
  • 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Equalizer' Join TV Ad-Spend Top 5

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 946 times across 44...
  • Oren Aviv Joins Robert Simonds' New Studio

    Hollywood veteran executive Oren Aviv has joined Robert Simonds' new studio as president and chief content officer of its motion picture group. Aviv said the yet-to-be-named studio is getting ready to produce and distribute up to 10 mainstream motion...
  • Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed

    Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed
    If you think this is a homecoming for Dana White, think again. "I really don't know anything about Connecticut," the controversial Manchester-born UFC czar said Wednesday. And if you think White is geeked up to go against Bellator MMA and its new...
  • U.K. Broadcaster ITV Ripe for a U.S. Takeover

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.'s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S. media giants have been...
  • Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution

    Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution
    Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday named Josh Greenstein as its new president of worldwide marketing and distribution, handing him responsibilities previously held by its former vice chairman, Jeff Blake. Greenstein comes from Viacom Inc.'s Paramount...
  • Sony Confirms Josh Greenstein to Head Marketing

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired Josh Greenstein as the studio's president of worldwide marketing and distribution. Greenstein will assume the role previously held by Jeff Blake, who was forced out in late July, and...
  • Loretha Jones Exits as BET's Head of Original Programming

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Loretha Jones, the exec who steered BET's successful move into scripted programming with such series as "The Game," "Let's Stay Together" and "Being Mary Jane," has exited her post as president of original programming. In a...
  • BET programming head Loretha Jones is stepping down

    BET programming head Loretha Jones is stepping down
    Loretha Jones, who has been BET's head of original programming for the last six years and helped move the network into an era of hit scripted series, is stepping down. The Viacom-owned network announced that Jones would be leaving the company and has...
  • Nickelodeon To Delve Further Into Sports Programming

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Nickelodeon said it would move deeper into sports-themed programming for kids by launching a new primetime block on its NickToons network that will feature a mix of original and acquired longform and shortform content from...
  • Paramount Marketing Chief Josh Greenstein Close to Deal At Sony

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Former Paramount Pictures chief marketing officer Josh Greenstein is in final negotiations with Sony Pictures to succeed Jeff Blake as chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution, according to people at the studio familiar...