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Wright Tapped to Head Epix Network | Multichannel

Former Turner programming chief Michael Wright has been named president of Epix, assuming his new role on Dec. 4.Wright was appointed to his new role by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, which completed its purchase of the remaining interest in Epix it didn’t already own in April.  He will...

Amazon is remaking 'Lord of the Rings' as a series because everyone wants their own 'Game of Thrones'

Amazon is remaking 'Lord of the Rings' as a series because everyone wants their own 'Game of Thrones' Image: Pierre Vinet/New Line Laura Prudom2017-11-13 18:37:17 UTC The rumors are true: Amazon Studios is moving ahead with a small-screen adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkie...

Amazon to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ into new fantasy television series

“The Lord of the Rings,” the celebrated fantasy book series by J.R.R. Tolkien that became a worldwide film phenomenon is now headed to the small screen, as Amazon announced Monday that it has acquired the rights for a multi-season adaptation on Prime Video. Set in Middle Ear...

Michael Wright Named President of EPIX

Reporting to Barber, Wright will shepherd EPIX into its next phase of expanded original programming, leading creative and marketing efforts.   Business operations will continue to be overseen by Monty Sarhan, Executive Vice President & General Manager for EPIX. Sarhan will also...

Epix Taps Former Amblin Partners CEO Michael Wright as President

MGM announced that Michael Wright, who recently stepped down as CEO of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners, has been named president of premium cable network Epix. Wright’s appointment comes ...

Michael Wright Takes President Post At EPIX

Michael Wright, who exited his post as CEO of Amblin Entertainment in September, has just been named President of the premium pay television network EPIX. He will start in his new role on Dec. 4 ...

Lord Of Retail Amazon Making Lord Of Rings Show

Somehow Jeff Bezos went from “I️ sell books” to I️ sell books and can compete with your favorite HBO television series. If you’re of the human species chances are you’ve seen Game Of ...

Harry Styles baffles X Factor fans with utterly bizarre performance

Harry Styles made a triumphant return to the show that made him tonight - but his bizarre performance left viewers more than a little baffled. The former One Direction star appeared on The X Fac...

Louis C.K.’s influence in entertainment

Louis C.K. has had broad influence in TV and film, taking on multiple roles in his projects, including acting, writing, directing and producing. HBO has pulled his shows from its on-demand servic...

FX Severs All Ties With Louis C.K.

The hits keep coming for Louis C.K.24 hours after a New York Times exposé detailing the allegations of sexual misconduct against him from five separate women was published, the disgraced comedia...

FX severs ties with Louis CK

Louis C.K.’s lucrative deal with FX and FX Productions is no more. The network and production company said they are “ending our association” with the comedian in a statement Friday. Louis ...

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