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401, 2022

Brian Morewitz & Melanie Frankel Named Heads Of Creative For Kapital Entertainment As Aaron Kaplan’s Company Bulks Up With Hires & Promotions

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Former ABC head of drama Brian Morewitz and former ABC Signature head of comedy Melanie Frankel have joined Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment as Heads Of Creative. Morewitz and Frankel will both run the creative and work across comedy and drama, spearheading projects from inception through on-air run as executive [...]

401, 2022

Former ABC Creatives Brian Morewitz and Melanie Frankel to Lead Development at Kapital Entertainment

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Former ABC head of drama Brian Morewitz and former ABC Signature head of comedy Melanie Frankel have joined Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment as heads of creative, TheWrap has confirmed. The two will share developmental oversight of comedy and drama projects for the company, which already has a full slate [...]

1012, 2021

Wendi Trilling’s TrillTV Sets Up Comedies At ABC & CBS With Writers Dan Kopelman, Susanna Wolff, Howard Jordan, Jr. & Mat Harawitz

By |December 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Producer Wendi Trilling has sold three broadcast comedy projects through her TrillTV banner, Full Bloom, written by Me, Myself & I duo of Dan Kopelman & Susanna Wolff, to ABC; as well as Black In Therapy, from Howard Jordan, Jr. (Call Me Kat), and Tiny Putin, written by Mat [...]

212, 2021

‘Let The World See’: ABC Sets ‘Women Of the Movement’ Companion Docuseries – TCA

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

ABC News today unveiled Let The World See, a limited docuseries produced in association with Shawn Carter’s Roc Nation, Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios, Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment and Cobble Hill Films, which will premiere on ABC on January 6 at 10:01 p.m. EST. The companion piece to upcoming limited [...]

212, 2021

ABC’s ‘Women of the Movement’ Gets Companion Doc Series

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

ABC’s limited series Women of the Movement, about the life of civil rights activist Mamie Till-Mobley, is getting a nonfiction companion. ABC News and the show’s producers — who include Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan — are behind a docuseries titled Let the [...]

1611, 2021

‘Shining Vale’: Starz Sets Premiere Date For Horror Comedy Series Starring Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear & Mira Sorvino

By |November 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Starz has set a March premiere date for Shining Vale, starring Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear and Mira Sorvino. The genre-bending horror comedy series will debut Sunday, March 6 at 10 PM across all Starz platforms in the U.S. and Canada, and will air day and date internationally on [...]

2110, 2021

ABC Sets ‘Women of the Movement’ Premiere Date (TV News Roundup)

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

ABC announced that “Women of the Movement,” the upcoming limited series based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, will premiere on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. The six-episode series will air in three parts for three consecutive weeks. Adrienne Warren stars as Mamie, the mother of Emmett [...]

2609, 2021

Adrienne Warren wins her first Tony Award, for ‘Tina.’

By |September 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Adrienne Warren is only staying in “Tina — The Tina Turner Musical” for a few weeks. But now, when she leaves, she can take a Tony Award with her. Warren’s performance as Turner, a role she originated in London and then again when the show opened in New York [...]

2209, 2021

‘Black Cake’ Drama Series From Marissa Jo Cerar, Oprah Winfrey & Aaron Kaplan Ordered By Hulu

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

After a heated bidding war, Hulu has landed the drama Black Cake, from Women of the Movement creator Marissa Jo Cerar, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment with a series order. Based on the upcoming book by Charmaine Wilkerson, Black Cake is a family drama wrapped [...]