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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (03.30.18)

Kathleen Gallagher replaces longtime Universal Pictures Home Entertainment exec Dick Longwell who is retiring after 20 years in senior sales and distribution. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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Inside the MGM Coup That Led to Gary Barber’s Firing and a Studio Without Leadership

Barber relaunched Orion Pictures, led the company's $1 billion acquisition of Epix, cut costs across divisions, and squeezed every penny possible out of MGM's library with the help of streaming platforms that were hungry for content. So what's behind his abrupt exit?

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (03.16.18)

In an attempt to broaden their appeal and do some damage control following sexual harassment allegations, Vice Media has hired Nance Duboc to replace CEO Shane Smith. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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A+E Chief Nancy Dubuc Leaving to Become CEO of Vice Media, Where She’ll Broaden Brand’s Appeal to Women

Dubuc is expected to provide some much-needed leadership at Vice, which has been forced to fire several top executives following sexual harassment allegations from multiple employees who have also taken aim at the company's corporate culture, suggesting it is in dire need of repair.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (03.02.18)

In a big restructuring, Rich Ross is out at Discovery and TLC's Nancy Daniels is in, among others. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (02.16.18)

Following the departure of Jennifer Salke at NBC, the peacock network promotes two women from within to run their scripted programming. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (02.02.18)

Buzzfeed, CBS, Showtime, and more companies are promoting from within in our latest Executive Shuffle. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (01.19.18)

The CW promotes two and brings in Julie Jarmon from Freeform to firm up their development team under Executive Vice President Gaye Hirsch. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (1.05.18)

Following Mark Pedowitz's contract extension at The CW, the network has also up head of scripted development, Gaye Hirsch, to EVP of Development. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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Megan Colligan Exits Paramount Following a String of Flops, Alleging "Gender Bias" On Her Way Out the Door

George Clooney's "Suburbicon," Alexander Payne's "Downsizing" and Darren Aronofsky's "mother!" probably looked good on paper, but they certainly didn't do her any favors.

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Tom Ortenberg to Exit Open Road Films After Guiding the Company to a Best Picture Win for "Spotlight"

Under Ortenberg's leadership, Open Road released some really good movies, including "Nightcrawler," "End of Watch," "The Grey," "Snowden" and "Bleed for This."

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Veteran Literary Agent David Boxerbaum Leaves Paradigm for Verve (Exclusive)

After five years at Paradigm, the spec king is heading to new offices, though at this point, it's unclear which of his clients will follow.

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The Exec Shuffle - The Blotter Recap (10.27.17)

While Amazon deals with multiple executive departures, the real news is all the women being named to top positions across the town. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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The Exec Shuffle - The Blotter Recap (09.15.17)

Netflix nabs Melissa Cobb from DreamWorks to head up children's programming following announcement of Disney library leaving the streaming site. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.

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Universal's Distribution Chief Nick Carpou to Retire After 35 Years at the Studio

Jim Orr will take over Carpou's post, while Peter Levinsohn will take on an expanded role at the studio, which is having a strong year thanks to microbudget hits such as Split and Get Out.