PRODUCERS: Jennifer Schuur (writer), Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Julie Anne Robinson (director)
PRODUCERS: Larry Wilmore, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Kenya Barris (writer), James Griffiths (director), Helen Sugland, Tom Russo, Brian Dobbins, Peter Principato and Paul Young
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And nets like NBC that have had trouble developing a new crop of hits would probably benefit from execs whose only job is sustaining the life of a series.
The net still has youth as a goal--particularly on the digital side, where New York execs are expected to push hard on digital distribution.
Ten years ago, you could have been a fair-to-middling writer and still found work," says one who works closely with a number of execs and producers.
Instead, these execs stayed on to run Bravo's tiny sister network IFC, which reaches only a fraction of the Bravo subscriber base.
Ex-ABC execs Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner were among the first--and highest-profile--execs in the modern era to shed their suits in favor of setting up their own production shingle.
Many of the same execs who lobbied hard to deregulate the business now find that there are only so many highly visible, powerful gigs to go around.
Reaction to the producer drought has changed the way development execs do business.
Privately, insiders say that Wynne had battled with several key video, TV and syndication execs over renewal of their contracts and other dealmaking issues, and that his ouster came from Sony Corp.
One of the top women execs in Hollywood seems about to vacate her post.