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Tracy Owen, Industrial Relations Executive at Paramount, Dies at 43

Tracy Owen, senior vp industrial relations for Paramount Pictures and Paramount Television Studios, died Oct. 1 in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke. She was 43. “Since first joining our team over 10 years ago, Tracy has been a bright light who touched the lives of all who had the privilege of working beside her,” […]

‘Galaxy Quest’ TV Series in the Works at Paramount+

Galaxy Quest is going from a fictional series to an actual TV series.  Paramount+ is teaming with its studio counterpart, Paramount Television Studios, for a live-action adaptation of the 1999 cult favorite sci-fi spoof. Sources say the project is in the early development stages and a search is underway for a writer to pair with […]

Paramount TV Studios Partners With Brillstein Entertainment for Scripted TV Series

Paramount Television Studios and Brillstein Entertainment Partners are teaming up to produce scripted series.   The Nicole Clemens-fronted studio and management/production company Brillstein Entertainment Partners have signed a multiple-year, first-look deal that will see the two companies collaborate to make scripted original series for both the Paramount Global platforms, as well as third-party buyers. “We […]

Dominic Pagone to Lead Communications at Paramount TV Studios

Showtime publicity executive Dominic Pagone is moving to a different post at Paramount Global. Pagone will move from the premium cable outlet to Paramount Television Studios, where he will lead PR efforts at senior vp communications. He’ll report to studio head Nicole Clemens and Chris Ender, executive vp communications at CBS. Pagone head up will […]

Paramount Combines TV Studio Casting Under Deborah Aquila

Paramount Global is consolidating the casting operation at its two TV studios. Deborah Aquila, the head of casting at Paramount Television Studios, will add CBS Studios to her purview as well. The change comes as Meg Liberman, who has overseen casting at CBS Studios for the past 14 years, announced her retirement on Wednesday. “I […]

Billy Crystal to Star in Apple Series ‘Before’

Billy Crystal is the latest A-list actor headed for Apple. The comedian, in a rare TV series regular role, will star on the limited series Before. Crystal will exec produce the series, which also marks a reunion with his Analyze That producer Barry Levinson. Crystal will play a child psychiatrist who recently lost his wife when […]

‘The Offer’ Showrunner Nikki Toscano Inks Paramount TV Studios Overall Deal

Paramount Television Studios made an offer that the showrunner of The Offer couldn’t refuse. Nikki Toscano has signed a three-year overall deal at the studio, where she’s currently overseeing The Offer, a limited series about the making of The Godfather for Paramount+. Under the deal, Toscano will develop premium series projects for all platforms. “Nikki […]

Justin Simien Inks Overall Deal at Paramount TV Studios

Dear White People creator Justin Simien is on the move. Simien has signed a three-year overall deal with Paramount Television Studios. He moves to the ViacomCBS unit from his previous home at Lionsgate, which produces Dear White People. Under the deal, Simien will develop and produce series for a variety of platforms via his Culture […]