Nancy Dubuc is stepping down as president and CEO of A+E Networks, effective April 16. Abbe Raven, chairman emeritus and former CEO of A+E Networks, will return as acting chair until a replacement is named. “Anyone who knows me well knows I am an entrepreneur, creator, rebel and disruptor at heart,” said Dubuc. “After 20 years at A+E, the hardest thing will be to leave the people and company I love. But, as a creative executive and leader, and to stay true to my personal mantra, I need my next dare and my next challenge.” Dubuc, who recently withdrew her name from consideration to lead Amazon Studios, is reportedly in advanced talks to replace Shane Smith as CEO of Vice Media.
Good news, bad news for Schitt’s Creek. The series has been renewed for a sixth season by Pop in the U.S. and CBC in Canada, to air in 2020; however, it will be the show’s last go-round. The comedy’s co-creators Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy announced the news on social media. The final chapter is […]
A&E’s The Untold Story, with Elizabeth Vargas, launches Thursday, April 11 at 9p. Drawing on Vargas’ background in investigative reporting, the collection of nonfiction episodes will explore the stories of people and events that have had a profound impact on our modern culture and society. First up: “Hunting JonBenet’s Killer.”
FOX Sports’ talent plans for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 are locked in, with a roster that features names that played on a total of 30 FIFA World Cup teams. The studio team will feature Heather O’Reilly, Christie Pearce Rampone, Alexi Lalas, Ariane Hingst, Kelly Smith, Karina LeBlanc, Kate Gill, Leslie Osborne and Eniola […]
DAZN is upping the ante for new subscribers, announcing a pricing change to alter its monthly fee to $19.99 for new subscribers starting next week while offering a new $99.99 annual plan. Current subscribers will pay the original $9.99 monthly fee for another year. “The annual cost, broken down, is just over $8 a month […]
Bravo patriarch and new daddy Andy Cohen will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 30th GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 4. The Watch What Happens Live! host and Bravo exec will be presented with the award by Sarah Jessica Parker.