Bruce Rosenblum To Run For Re-Election As TV Academy Chairman; Will Anyone Oppose Him?

EXCLUSIVE: Two years ago, Bruce Rosenblum rocked the establishment at the TV Academy with his surprising decision to run for chairman. He won over veteran TV Academy officer Nancy Bradley Wiard to become the first Hollywood heavyweight to lead the organization in almost two decades. Back then, Rosenblum was president of Warner Bros Television Group and in the running to take over Warner Bros Entertainment. Things are different this time around, with Rosenblum out of Warner Bros and leading the TV and digital divisions of Legendary Entertainment. The major career change raised the question whether Rosenblum, whose TV Academy stint was considered by some as a move in support of his candidacy for the top Warner Bros Entertainment job, would go again. Well, it looks like it was more that a strategic move. I’ve learned that Rosenblum will be running for a second term. Nobody would comment as no information about candidates for the various TV Academy elected-officer positions will be disclosed until after the deadline for submitting paperwork October 31. (more…)

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