News: February 2012

Rosenblum/Silverman To Address NAB Show Audiences

Bruce Rosenblum, president of Warner Bros. Television Group and the new chairman/CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and Ben Silverman, founder and chairman of the multimedia studio, Electus, will be featured speakers at this year’s NAB Show.

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NBC's 'Fashion Star' Headed to Canada

Ben Silverman's Electus has sold the reality competition series to Bell Media for its CTV Two channel.

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Web TV's New Lineup

Fueled by a wave of investment from Silicon Valley's deepest pockets, Hollywood players are lining up to create original online shows. Tom Hanks vs. piano-playing cats.

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'Sons of Anarchy' Scribe tapped to Co-Run Starz's 'Marco Polo' (Exclusive)

The epic adventure series from IAC's Electus and The Weinstein Co. landed a top writer from FX's top-rated drama to join "Marco Polo" creator John Fusco.

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YouTube Poaches Scripps Vet Seidel For Online Cooking Channel

If you thought Google wasn’t making a play for the pay TV market, here’s another sign for you: Bruce Seidel, a veteran cable exec for Food Network and Cooking Channel, has been recruited to head up a food channel on YouTube.

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Electus picks up Lighthearted formats

The distribution arm of US studio Electus has picked up rights to two unscripted titles from Howard Schultz’s Lighthearted Entertainment.

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