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The WGA East and West have reached an agreement with public television stations WGBH Boston and WNET New York on terms for a new three-year contract covering writers employed on such shows such as Frontline, Nova, American Experience and American Masters.
The new contract provides for a 3% increase in all minimums, ret…
By David Robb
It’s renovation time for This Old House‘s business plan.
Time Inc. has agreed to sell This Old House Ventures — which includes the PBS show, a magazine and website — to its founding executive, Eric Thorkilsen, and private equity fund TZP Growth Partners. They did not disclose the terms.
Thorkilsen’s well known in publi…
WGBH has hired former Sesame Workshop executive Terry Fitzpatrick as VP for Children’s Education and Media. He succeeds Brigid Sullivan who, after 35 years with the Boston public broadcaster, is retiring and transitioning to a senior adviser role at the end of the year. The moves were announced today by WGBH President…
PBS has tapped Marie Nelson as its new vice president news and public affairs. Nelson most recently served as executive producer of national programs at PBS member station WGBH, where she oversaw production of eight-part docu-series America After Ferguson, exploring the impact of America's changing demographics. In…
Victoria Kann’s bestselling children’s series Pinkalicious is headed to the small screen. Boston-based WGBH has optioned rights to the title for development as an animated TV series targeting 3- to 8-year-olds, the public broadcaster/producer said today.
Published by HarperCollins, the books follow the life of Pinkalic…
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