Original Media Taps Daniel Laikind As New CEO

By | Thursday January 23, 2014 @ 12:30pm PST
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Daniel LaikindProducer Daniel Laikind has been tapped to succeed Charlie Corwin as CEO of Original Media. The post had been vacant since October, when Corwin was named co-chairman and co-CEO of Original parent company Endemol North America. Laikind will oversee reality development, including first-run unscripted cable television programming. He will be based in Original Media’s New York office. “Daniel has had a profound impact on the unscripted genre in both long form and short form and is known for creating edgy, quality content,” Corwin said. “I love his work.” Read More »

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Editors Call Strike On History Channel’s ‘Swamp People’

By | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 12:54pm PST

Post-production editors on History’s Swamp People walked off the job today in protest over producers trying to stymie union organizing. #STRIKE! Until further notice, Editors Guild and potential members are instructed not to service the Read More »

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Original Media Adds Jessica Mathews, Patrick Moses As VPs

By | Thursday August 16, 2012 @ 2:30pm PDT

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 16, 2012) – Charlie Corwin, CEO of Original Media, announced today that agent Jessica Matthews and producer Patrick Moses have joined the company in Vice Presidential roles. Matthews will serve as Vice President of Scripted Development, heading up scripted development for film and television, while Moses will serve as Vice President of Current Series overseeing all current series, working lockstep with all aspects of production as well as supporting the development team on pilots and presentation projects.

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Original Media Hires Colleen Hall As SVP Unscripted Development

By | Wednesday May 23, 2012 @ 2:54pm PDT

Colleen Ocean Hall, who as a TV development consultant worked for the likes of Nigel Lythgoe, ABC Media and Style network, has come aboard indie producer Original Media as SVP Unscripted Development. She also was VP Alternative Programming at Katalyst … Read More »

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