Up To 100 Style Employees Face Potential Exit In Esquire Rebranding

By | Thursday September 12, 2013 @ 6:38pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

As the top brass of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment kept its plan for switching the Esquire rebrand from G4 to Style very close to the vest, Monday’s announcement of the switcheroo caught most of the employees of the the fashion/pop culture cable network by surprise with no contingency plans. I hear about 100 people are impacted. All have been given two-week notices and offered severance packages after their employment ends on Friday, Sept. 20, just before Style’s relaunch as Esquire on Sept. 23. A good portion have been offered opportunities at other NBCU Cable Entertainment networks (the group’s portfolio includes 12 of them.) As of now it is unclear how many Style staffers will stay on in different capacity and how many will leave at the end of next week. (Style president Salaam Coleman-Smith will stay behind to help Esquire topper Adam Stotsky with the transition.)
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Bruce Beresford To Direct Lifetime/History ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Mini As Miley Cyrus Exits

By | Wednesday October 10, 2012 @ 6:47pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Miley Cyrus Bonnie and ClydeEXCLUSIVE: Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford is set to direct the four-hour Bonnie & Clyde miniseries, which will air simultaneously on two A+E Networks, the male-driven History and female-focused Lifetime. Meanwhile, Hannah Montana star Miley … Read More »

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‘Limitless’ Helmer Neil Burger Aboard New Version Of Bonnie And Clyde Outlaw Tale

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Limitless helmer Neil Burger is in talks to team up with screenwriter Sheldon Turner and producers Sean and Bryan Furst and Marissa McMahon to bring to the screen a new version of the Depression Era outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. … Read More »

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R.I.P. Arthur Penn

By | Wednesday September 29, 2010 @ 10:20am PDT

Arthur Penn, the stage, screen and television director best remembered for his pioneering work on the 1967 film Bonnie And Clyde, died Tuesday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Manhattan. He has just turned 88. The New York Times has a … Read More »

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