Famous is placing its complete tv organization below Chris Albrecht, who was named Head of Legendary Television. As component of the move, the studio is combining its domestic and worldwide Television organizations underneath just one roof.
As aspect of the go, recent Legendary Tv set president Nick Pepper will changeover to an govt producer function on the studio’s assignments. The studio states the shift must far better posture Famous to capitalize on the world enlargement of the US streamers and the heightened need to have for platform defining information.
Albrecht, who remaining as Starz’s CEO in 2019, teamed with Famous Tv set at the stop of that yr on an global output undertaking. His management purpose inside of the company experienced been raising given that final fall.
The studio’s existing domestic Television sequence consist of Amazon’s “Carnival Row” and NBC’s future drama “Particles.”
Additionally, Famous has named former CAA govt Danny Grover as the division’s new head of Company Affairs.
Albrecht departed Starz immediately after a 10-calendar year tenure, primarily as CEO, in March. He was ultimately replaced by COO Jeffrey Hirsch. Albrecht’s departure move arrived two many years right after the network was obtained by Lionsgate, and the corporations have considering that further more built-in.
Albrecht very first joined Starz in 2010. In the course of his tenure, the pay out cabler introduced “American Gods,” “Energy,” “Outlander,” “Ash vs Evil Lifeless,” “The Girlfriend Expertise,” “Survivor’s Remorse” and “Black Sails.”
Prior to Starz, Albrecht was the president of IMG World wide Media, heading the company’s assorted businesses like international athletics creation functions, world legal rights acquisitions and digital media enterprises. Formerly, Albrecht was the chairman and CEO of HBO, and president of HBO unique programming. Throughout his time at HBO, he oversaw the creation of dramas that had international appeal together with “Rome,” “Band of Brothers” and “Elizabeth I.”