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CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: ELI LEHRER

CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: ELI LEHRER

Eli Lehrer is the EVP Programming for History Channel. He oversees the development, creation and execution of scripted and unscripted programming for History. For more profiles, keep an eye on realscreen.com.  Eli Lehrer’s story reads like a master class in life hacking. He looks at new opportunities as an experienced sculptor might handle a freshRead more about CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: ELI LEHRER[…]

CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: JIM ACKERMAN

CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: JIM ACKERMAN

In this installment, Livecchi profiles Jim Ackerman, executive vice president of primetime alternative for CNBC, who is responsible for the NBCUniversal-owned cable net’s primetime strategy, production and development. Jim Ackerman knows a fraud when he sees one. He set his bullshit meter on high a long time ago and it’s been in fifth gear everRead more about CLOSE UP WITH JOE LIVECCHI: JIM ACKERMAN[…]

Summit ’18: Small Prodcos with Big Impact

Summit ’18: Small Prodcos with Big Impact

They say the best things come in small packages. Perhaps the same argument could be made about production companies. In a session titled “Small Companies, Big Ideas” at the Realscreen Summit in Washington, D.C., a panel of indivdiuals who co-founded their own production companies came together to share tips for breaking into the business andRead more about Summit ’18: Small Prodcos with Big Impact[…]

Deadline Hollywood: A+E Sets Unscripted ‘Save It Or Sell It’ Premiere Across Channels And Digital

Deadline Hollywood: A+E Sets Unscripted ‘Save It Or Sell It’ Premiere Across Channels And Digital

A+E Networks will debut Save It or Sell It, a new unscripted one-hour special about struggling small businesses, on November 5, the network said today. The special follows hosts Robert Hirsch and Eric Casaburi as they assist various small businesses, diagnosing problems, planning renovations and soliciting potential buyers through a blind bidding process. Read theRead more about Deadline Hollywood: A+E Sets Unscripted ‘Save It Or Sell It’ Premiere Across Channels And Digital[…]

Deadline Hollywood: TV Series About Whistleblower Lawyer & Petreaus Scandal Figure Natalie Khawam In Works

Deadline Hollywood: TV Series About Whistleblower Lawyer & Petreaus Scandal Figure Natalie Khawam In Works

Meryl Poster’s Superb Entertainment and Joe Livecchi Noble Savages have acquired life rights to whistleblower lawyer Natalie Khawam, who became a key figure in the 2012 scandal that ended in the resignation of CIA director Gen. David Petreaus. The duo are currently out to writers for a planned scripted drama series. Read the entire articleRead more about Deadline Hollywood: TV Series About Whistleblower Lawyer & Petreaus Scandal Figure Natalie Khawam In Works[…]

Variety: MipTV: A+E Studios’ Chief Paul Buccieri on Reality Shows That Bite

Variety: MipTV: A+E Studios’ Chief Paul Buccieri on Reality Shows That Bite

Paul Buccieri, who joined A+E Networks two and a half years ago as president of A+E Studios and A+E Portfolio Group, is placing his faith in relationship-based formats. Speaking on stage on Saturday at MipFormats — a companion show to MipTV – in Cannes, France, he explained how the network was rolling out its formatsRead more about Variety: MipTV: A+E Studios’ Chief Paul Buccieri on Reality Shows That Bite[…]