HUMANITAS Board Members and Studio Partners Make Up Paley Board of Governors

A bevy of Hollywood A-listers have been named to Paley Center for Media’s Los Angeles board of governors, the nonprofit announced Wednesday.

Among them are Lionsgate TV chairman [HUMANITAS Studio Partner] Kevin Beggs, NBC Entertainment chairman [HUMANITAS Studio Partner] Robert Greenblatt and United Talent Agency founding partner [HUMANITAS Board of Directors'] Peter Benedek. CBS Entertainment chair [HUMANITAS Studio Partner] Nina Tassler is the sole woman on the list.

The board’s goal is to offer the Paley Center advice and counsel in support of a mission to lead the conversation about the cultural, creative and social significance of media and its impact on our society. Also, said Maureen J. Reidy, president and CEO of the Paley Center for Media, “The board will serve an important role in helping to ensure the Paley Center will continue to be a thriving cultural institution, must-visit tourist destination and the go-to place for television fans and the media-interested public.”

The full list of board of governors is below. The center will soon begin its annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews event, which includes panels to promote new shows like ABC’s “Dr. Ken” and Fox’s “Grandfathered” as well as a “CSI: Farewell Salute” panel featuring stars William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Ted Danson and Jorja Fox.

Chris Albrecht, Starz

Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate [HUMANITAS Studio Partner]

Peter Benedek, United Talent Agency [HUMANITAS Board of Directors]

Carl Beverly, Timberman/Beverly Productions

Stephen Davis, Hasbro

Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie, Ziffren Brittenham

Robert Greenblatt, NBC Entertainment [HUMANITAS Studio Partner]

Doug Herzog, Viacom

Mike Hopkins, Hulu

Steve Lafferty, CAA

Dick Lippin, The Lippin Group

Michael Lombardo, HBO

Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television [HUMANITAS Studio Partner]

David Nevins, Showtime Networks

Gary Newman, Fox Television Group [HUMANITAS Studio Partner]

Fernando Pérez Gavilán, Televisa

Rick Rosen, WME Entertainment

Peter Roth, Warner Bros. Television Group

Philip W. Schuman, FTI Consulting

Ben Sherwood, Disney/ABC Television Group

Nina Tassler, CBS Entertainment [HUMANITAS Studio Partner]

Read more at Variety: http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/kevin-beggs-nina-tassler-paley-center-1201573661/

UncategorizedJosh Neimark