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[03/05/19 - 12:01 PM]
Craig Hunegs to Assume Role of President, Disney Television Studios, After the Close of the 21st Century Fox, Inc. Acquisition
In this position, Hunegs will have oversight of all functions and areas of operation for Disney Television Studios, which includes ABC Studios, ABC Signature, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios.

[via press release from The Walt Disney Company]

CRAIG HUNEGS TO ASSUME ROLE OF PRESIDENT, DISNEY TELEVISION STUDIOS, AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE 21ST CENTURY FOX, INC. ACQUISITION

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced that Craig Hunegs will assume the role of president, Disney Television Studios (DTV Studios), after the close of the 21st Century Fox, Inc. acquisition. He will report to Dana Walden, who, upon close of the 21st Century Fox, Inc. acquisition, will assume the role of chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

In this position, Hunegs will have oversight of all functions and areas of operation for Disney Television Studios, which includes ABC Studios, ABC Signature, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios. Reporting directly to Hunegs, once he assumes this role, will be Patrick Moran, president, ABC Studios; Jonathan Davis and Howard Kurtzman, presidents, Twentieth Century Fox Television; and Bert Salke, president, Fox 21 Television Studios.

Hunegs most recently served as president, Business and Strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group, and president, Warner Bros. Digital Networks, where he was responsible for overall Television Group performance and for creating growth across Warner Bros.' industry-leading television business.

In the core Television Group business, Hunegs actively managed production for U.S. broadcast, basic and premium cable networks and SVOD services, the growth of Warner Bros. Animation's kids business, expansion of international local production and the evolution of linear and on-demand TV distribution windows. Hunegs was also the lead deal-maker for all Television Group production divisions. He served on the board of The CW network, where he played an active role in setting its linear and digital distribution strategies. He was promoted to the WBTVG president role in May 2013.

Hunegs has been intimately involved with such shows as "Friends," "ER," "West Wing," "Big Bang Theory," "The Bachelor," "Ellen," "Shameless," "Queen Sugar," and all the DC Comics series on The CW and the DC Universe app.

Hunegs was the founding president of Warner Bros. Digital Networks and led the rapid build-out of Warner Bros. OTT services. Previously, he served as executive vice president, Warner Bros. Television Group, from 2006-2013, where he played a central role in managing the division and developing, planning and implementing its key initiatives.

Hunegs is a past board member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation, NATPE, The Alliance for Children's Rights and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Hunegs is a trustee of Barnard College, Columbia University.





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[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.

[10/16/19 - 01:43 PM]
Video: Check Out the Official Trailer for Hulu Original Comedy Series "Dollface"
Kat Dennings, Brenda Song, Shay Mitchell and Esther Povitsky star in the project, due on Friday, November 15.

[10/16/19 - 01:35 PM]
HBO Max Picks Up "EQUAL" Docu-Series Chronicling Landmark Events and Forgotten Heroes of LGBTQ+ Movement
Each hour-long episode in the series plays like a thriller, bringing to life the high stakes and hard deadlines of historical events that have not yet been given their due.

[10/16/19 - 01:32 PM]
Critically-Acclaimed Limited Series "Unbelievable" Watched by 32 Million Member Households
Netflix details the show's viewership from its first 28 days.

[10/16/19 - 01:31 PM]
"Stranger Things" Season 3 Was the Most Watched Season to Date
The streaming service reveals 64 million member households watched in its first four weeks.

[10/16/19 - 11:29 AM]
Food Network Makes the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with More Series, Specials and Stunts Than Ever Before, Celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year's
Highlights include two new series, eight specials, several returning fan-favorites and seasonal stunts.

[10/16/19 - 11:18 AM]
Video: "The Laundromat" - 60 Trailer - Netflix
A widow (Meryl Streep) investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners (Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) exploiting the world's financial system.

[10/16/19 - 11:13 AM]
Netflix Secures Rights to Award-Winning Cartoonist Jeff Smith's Internationally Acclaimed Comic Book Series "Bone"
The animated kids series follows the iconic Bone cousins on an adventure through a vast, uncharted desert and into a mysterious valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures.

[10/16/19 - 11:11 AM]
HGTV's "A Very Brady Renovation: Holiday Edition" Gives Recently Overhauled Brady Bunch House a Groovy Holiday Transformation with Help from Ree Drummond, Jasmine Roth and Brady Cast
"We have remarkable star experts across every area of lifestyle content, so of course we're inviting Food Network star Ree Drummond to HGTV's Brady holiday episode," said HGTV president Jane Latman.

[10/16/19 - 11:05 AM]
Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, and Johnny Flynn Will Star in Netflix's "The Dig"
The film revolves around a wealthy widow and the amateur archaeologist who make a historic discovery when excavating the burial mounds on her estate.

[10/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Showtime(R) to Develop Limited Series Based on the Bestseller "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber"
Pivoting on Travis Kalanick, Uber's hard-charging CEO who was ultimately ousted in a boardroom coup, the limited series will depict the roller-coaster ride of the upstart transportation company, embodying the highs and lows of Silicon Valley.

[10/16/19 - 10:36 AM]
Nickelodeon Picks Up Additional 13 Episodes of Sketch Comedy Hit "All That"
Also announced today, is new cast member Aria Brooks, who is joining the show's talented and diverse cast of comedians.

[10/16/19 - 10:30 AM]
Five-Part Docuseries "Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer" Coming Exclusively to Prime Video in 2020
The project reframes Bundy's crimes from a female perspective - uncovering the disturbing and profound way in which Bundy's pathological hatred of women collided with the culture wars and feminist movement of the 1970s.