One month after the death of its founder Howard Schultz, Lighthearted Entertainment has upped Jeff Spangler (pictured, left) to the role of executive VP and has promoted Annie Meek (right) to VP of production.
The former AMC exec will oversee the NBCUniversal-owned channel’s unscripted development slate as VP of alternative development and production.
Discovery Channel is bolstering its presence in New York with the formation of a production and development unit headed by VPs of development and production Matthew Kelly (pictured, left) and Michael Sorensen (right).
The Real Housewives of Atlanta producer has promoted Jo Honig (pictured, left) to executive VP of development, and hired Bryan Hale (right) as senior VP and head of west coast development.
Smith (pictured), the former director of development at Cineflix Productions, takes on the newly created role at Licence to Drill indie Pixcom.
Following the acquisition of Eyeworks’ international businesses by Warner Bros last year, indie producer Eyeworks USA is re-adopting its original 3 Ball moniker and restructuring its management team. (Pictured: 3 Ball chairman Reinout Oerlemans)