MGM Hires Rola Bauer as President of International Television Productions

Veteran Studiocanal TV executive Rola Bauer is to join MGM as president of international television productions. Bauer will oversee development, production and co-productions for MGM’s International Television division, reporting in to MGM Television Group chairman Mark Burnett. Based in Munich, … Read more…

Intl. TV Newswire: ZDFE, Beta, Oble and Moonbug Deals, Blue Ant Hires Gerbrig Blanksma

In this week’s International TV Newswire there are deals a plenty. ZDF Enterprises sold “Queens of Mystery” while Beta’s “Love, Inevitably” was a ratings hit in its first week before sales in France, Switzerland and Brazil were announced. Recently premiered … Read more…

Intl. TV Newswire: ZDFE, Beta, Oble and Moonbug Deals, Blue Ant Hires Gerbrig Blanksma

In this week’s International TV Newswire there are deals a plenty. ZDF Enterprises sold “Queens of Mystery” while Beta’s “Love, Inevitably” was a ratings hit in its first week before sales in France, Switzerland and Brazil were announced. Recently premiered … Read more…

Whistle Hires Ex-ITV Exec Alex Dundas as Head of Unscripted Originals (EXCLUSIVE)

Digital-media company Whistle recruited Alex Dundas, most recently with ITV Entertainment, as executive VP and head of unscripted premium originals. Based in Whistle’s L.A. office, Dundas will oversee development and packaging of new unscripted shows from Whistle and also will … Read more…

‘Judy’ Producer Hires Development Head; Asian Lab SEAFIC Sets Projects; Ellie Bamber Pic Underway In Ireland – Global Briefs

Calamity Films, the UK producer behind Judy, for which Renée Zellweger recently won an Oscar, has named Sam Gordon as its head of development. Gordon joins from BBC Films, where he worked as a development executive on projects including recent … Read more…

James Corden’s Fulwell 73 Hires ITV Comedy Controller Saskia Schuster for U.K. Scripted Outfit

“Carpool Karaoke” producer Fulwell 73 has hired ITV comedy controller Saskia Schuster to head a new scripted outfit out of the U.K. Schuster joins as head of scripted at the “Late Late Show with James Corden” producer in early May. … Read more…

Bloomberg firm Hawkfish falsely told potential hires it would be the ‘primary’ tech platform for the DNC

Mike Bloomberg’s technology company Hawkfish falsely claimed to recruits that the Democratic National Committee is one of its clients. The recruiting pitch changed days after the DNC notified the firm that its claim was “incorrect and misleading.” BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Short-Form Mobile Video Service TikTok Hires Former YouTube Exec Richard Waterworth As UK GM

Short-form mobile video service TikTok has hired its first UK boss. The popular app, which is owned by China’s ByteDance, has hired former YouTube exec Richard Waterworth as General Manager for the UK. Waterworth joined the company, which became the … Read more…

Abercrombie & Fitch cuts full-year sales forecast on tariff impact; announces global leadership hires

Abercrombie & Fitch Co cut its full-year sales forecast on Thursday after missing Wall Street estimates in the second quarter, and also announced the appointment of two new global vice presidents. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

U.S. Soccer Hires Lobbyists To Counter Women’s Team’s Fight For Equal Pay

The lobbyists reportedly created a presentation that compares the men’s and women’s team’s benefits to prove that the women aren’t underpaid. Women Special News Bulletin http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…