Archive for the ‘NBC’ tag
In my opinion, Jeff Zucker made way too many disastrous personnel and programming decisions during his soon-to-be-over tenure as NBC/Universal President.
Many media blogs and outlets are reporting on a roast held for him yesterday.
The best line I’ve read so far was from Katie Couric ~ Jeff is living proof that Jews may control the media, but that doesn’t mean they’re good at it.
I also think it is funny they roasted him at a lunch and not a dinner.
The skills of studio accountants are a legendary, never-ending story of deceit and flim-flam. Now that the studios are essentially doing all their TV production in-house, it’s getting worse. But sometimes the good-guys/creatives get what’s theirs.
Celador, the creator of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ won an award of $269M (they will fight on appeal, of course).
Don Johnson is set to receive $23M from ‘Nash Bridges.’
Jack Klugman is still fighting NBC over money from the 1976 series ‘Quincy.’
And it goes on….
Here’s the net profits top sheet from the accounting for ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ (via Deadline Hollywood). read it and weep…
Everyone complains how the Internet is preventing artists & creatives from making money from their IP and efforts, but studio accountants do them worse.