Discovery Communications Inc. is joining with Hollywood producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer to start a studio called New Form that will make short videos for online viewers.
Piers Morgan , the “America’s Got Talent” judge, has been given approval by NBC to hold negotiations with Time Warner Inc. ’s CNN to replace talk-show host Larry King.
Marc Graboff, president of west coast business operations for NBC Entertainment, is leaving the company after 11 years, continuing the network’s leadership transition under new owner Comcast Corp.
Comcast Corp. , which is acquiring 51 percent of NBC Universal, plans to announce a new management team for the entertainment company as soon as next week, two people with knowledge of the moves said.
Angela Bromstad , head of prime-time programming at NBC, told her staff she is leaving the network as control shifts to Comcast Corp. from General Electric Co .
"As is his prerogative, Steve has determined that he wants to move in a different direction."
- Jeff Gaspin on Nov 15, 2010