BBC Studios and Lionsgate Find the Executive that will Lead their Partnership



(Los Angeles, CA) The modern BBC Studios, was formed in April, of the year 2018.  The formation was the result of a merger with, BBC Worldwide.  Currently; BBC Studios does content financing, content development, content production, sales, branded services and ancillaries.  For the latter, the business operations are divided into two offices.  One office is located in Los Angeles, California U.S.A.  The second office, is in the Country of Brazil.  Cumulatively and across both offices, BBC Studios reports creating more than 2,500 hours of television content, every year.  With so much television content being created, a partnership or venture with the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., naturally was a logical idea.  The aforementioned, is particularly true for BBC Studios Los Angeles.  Recently, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. revealed that, it has found the executive that will lead the partnership with BBC Studios.  The executive is a man named, Dan McDermott.  The title is, Head of Scripted Television for the BBC Studios and Lionsgate Partnership.
            As the Head of Scripted Television for the BBC Studios and Lionsgate Partnership; Dan McDermott, will be responsible for everything that is the business partnership.  Specifically, the partnership between BBC Studios and the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., is guided by the following.  Identify, co-develop and co-fund two types of television content are; the starting guiding points for this partnership.  After the starting guiding points, the two types of television content are; scripted formats and original intellectual property.  Mr. Dan McDermott is also responsible for overseeing the day to day operations, and, leading the guiding points or initiatives.  The goal of this business partnership is television content, for the U.S.A. market. 
            Returning to, Dan McDermott.  The aforementioned person, graduated from UCLA.  His educational degree is a Bachelor’s of Arts in Film and Television.  Dan McDermott began his career at the Fox Broadcasting Network.  While at Fox, he held the job title, Executive Vice President of Programming.  As part of this job title, he oversaw the popular television series; In Living Color (1990-1994), The Simpsons (1989-The Present), Married with Children (1986-1997) and Beverly Hills 90210 (1990-2000).  After the Fox Broadcasting Network, Dan McDermott worked at Dreamworks.  While at Dreamworks, he was the President of Television.  More recently, he attempted a startup television production company with, Lorenzo di Bonaventura.
            Dan McDermott did release a press statement.  Through a press statement, Mr. McDermott said the following.  “I have always followed my curiosity and ambition—from the early days at Fox and DreamWorks to my years spent writing and producing content.  Now, I am inspired to lead the partnership of these two great companies.”  Dan McDermott also said.  “BBC Studios is a treasure trove of great properties and talent, and Lionsgate is a global content platform with one of the most exciting independent television businesses in the world.  The extraordinary teams of Mark Linsey and Matt Forde at BBC Studios and Kevin Beggs and Sandra Stern at Lionsgate are the perfect partners to make this happen.  I can hardly wait to dive in.” 
            Matt Forde is the Managing Director of International Production and Formats at BBC Studios.  Through a press statement, Mr. Forde said the following.  “From television to film, from distributing content to writing his own, Dan has proven that he’s a skilled studio executive with a very creative spirit.  As we continue to ramp up our scripted operations with Lionsgate, we’re looking forward to having an astute leader like Dan to guide the team that will fill our content pipeline with great television series for the U.S. market.” 
            To end, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:  LGF.A and LGF.B) did release a press statement.  Kevin Beggs is the Chairman of the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.  Through a press statement, Mr. Beggs said the following.  “Dan’s business acumen and deep roots in the creative community make him the perfect candidate to lead the charge on this collaboration with our great partners at BBC Studios.  He is not only an experienced media executive but an incredibly talented content creator responsible for some of television’s most iconic properties.  We’re excited to be working with him and can’t wait to see all the amazing content he’ll bring to our programming slate.”  As previously stated, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. recently revealed that, it has found the executive that will lead the partnership with BBC Studios.  The executive is a man named, Dan McDermott.  Lastly, the title is, Head of Scripted Television for the BBC Studios and Lionsgate Partnership. 

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05/11/2019

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