March 19, 2013 |
Veteran TV producer Henry Bromell, a writer and executive producer for the acclaimed Showtime series "Homeland" and "Brotherhood," has died. He was 66. Bromell died at an undisclosed hospital after suffering a heart attack at home. He had worked on the producing staff of "Homeland" since the drama's premiere in 2011, and shared in the show's win in the Emmy for outstanding drama series last year. PHOTOS: Henry Bromell's career highlights "We are deeply saddened by our dear friend Henry Bromell, who has been part of the Showtime family for over a decade," Showtime executives said in a statement.
February 23, 2013 |
After 28.4 million viewers tuned into the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards, Pop & Hiss had some thoughts on how to improve the show . Some of the suggestions were lighthearted -- no more mimes, for instance -- and others took the Grammys to task for regularly booking familiar faces such as Elton John and Sting. The telecast's longtime executive producer, Ken Ehrlich, wrote a letter to The Times to respond to the criticisms. Ehrlich, a three-decade veteran...
June 19, 1991
David Browning, executive producer of NBC's low-rated "Real Life With Jane Pauley," has quit the show and NBC News after one season, it was announced Tuesday. NBC spokeswoman Peggy Hubble said Browning left word that it was an amicable departure, and that he was going off to work on other projects. Browning, a respected veteran of more than 20 years at CBS News, had moved out of his office and was not available for comment.
October 11, 2002 |
After behind-the-scenes tension at the "Today" show, NBC on Thursday decided to replace the morning show's top producer, Jonathan Wald, two network executives said. Former "Good Morning America" senior producer Tom Touchet is a leading candidate to replace Wald, one NBC executive said. Wald, 36, became executive producer of the "Today" show in May 2001, replacing Jeff Zucker, who was promoted to NBC entertainment president. Previously, Wald had been executive producer of "NBC Nightly News."
October 13, 1988 |
The curtain is going up on a new era at Starlight. Recognized for its traditional summertime revivals of such musicals as "Show Boat" and "Fiddler on the Roof," the theater may begin commissioning its own original musicals, according to Harris Goldman, whose appointment as Starlight's new executive producer was announced Wednesday.
January 11, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO - As the opening credits of the new Cinemax series "Banshee" begin, the dial of an old steel safe spins, tumblers locking to reveal a combination that viewers can use to crack open "the vault" on the show's website. This is where each week the creators of "Banshee" will spill the dark secrets hidden in haunting photographs that appear on the distressed surface of a wooden bar in the show's title sequence. "Fast forward at your own peril," the show's executive producer and showrunner, Greg Yaitanes, said of TV viewers who might be tempted to skip the opening credits.