Television Academy Adds Six Members to Executive Committee

Frank Scherma, chairman and CEO of the Tv Academy, introduced on Wednesday his appointees to the Tv Academy Government Committee for 2023.

The six appointees embrace Casey Bloys, George Cheeks, Pearlena Igbokwe, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Lisa Nishimura and Zack Van Amburg. Every business govt will assist advise the Tv Academy’s numerous initiatives and lead the group all through the upcoming yr.

Bloys, chairman and CEO, HBO and HBO Max Content material, oversees all programming efforts together with “Recreation of Thrones” prequel “Home of the Dragon,” “Euphoria,” “Succession,” Hacks” and “The White Lotus.” Cheeks is president and CEO of CBS and chief content material officer, information and sports activities, Paramount+. Pearlena Igbokwe is chair of Common Studio Group, main 4 studios: Common Tv, UCP, Common Tv Different Studio and Common Worldwide Studios.

An award-winning author, producer, director and actress, Calderón Kellett at the moment stars in, produces and showruns Amazon Prime’s “With Love.” Beforehand, Calderón Kellett wrote and produced for “Devious Maids” and “How I Met Your Mom” and has directed a number of episodes of tv together with “Lopez vs. Lopez,” “How I Met Your Father” and the “Mad About You” revival. Lisa Nishimura, VP of unbiased and documentary movies at Netflix, started Netflix’s documentary workforce and has produced groundbreaking and groundbreaking documentaries reminiscent of “Making a Assassin,” “Chef’s Desk,” “Our Planet” and “Tiger King.” Van Amburg, chief content material officer and head of worldwide video for Apple TV+, oversees international technique for video programming together with acclaimed packages “Severance,” “The Morning Present,” “Dangerous Sisters,” “Pachinko,” “For All Mankind,” “Sluggish Horses” and “Mythic Quest.”

“I’m thrilled to welcome these completed executives again to serve on our Government Committee,” Scherma stated in an announcement. “They may proceed to carry their in depth expertise and perception to our dynamic group.”

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Watch the trailer beneath.