Jamie Erlicht

Apple Continues to Expand TV Team, Adds Four New Execs

Apple recently hired four veteran television executives to join its quickly growing video content team, with the new recruits tasked to head up original programming initiatives including documentary series. According to a new report from Variety, former Sony TV head of current programming Kim Rozenfeld has officially landed at Apple, rejoining his former Sony TV bosses Zack Van Amburg and...

Apple and Amazon Enter Bidding War for Rights to James Bond Franchise

The future of James Bond may be found with Apple or Amazon, as both have entered the race to buy the property’s rights, according to a new report. The Hollywood Reporter brings word on the ever-escalating bidding war for the theatrical distribution rights to the next James Bond film, the 25th in the long-running franchise, and has revealed...

Apple Eyeing Office Space in Famed Hollywood Culver Studios

Apple is considering moving into the Hollywood studio famous for films such as The Matrix and Gone With The Wind as it strives to become a major player in TV and film. According to a new report from the Financial Times, Apple is interested in leasing space at The Culver Studios, which was built by silent movie pioneer Thomas...

Former WGN America Boss Matt Cherniss Joins Apple

Former WGN America president Matt Cherniss has joined the tech giant and will serve as a chief lieutenant to new co-heads of video programming Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg. Cherniss' role is being described as chief creative/head of U.S. programming as Erlicht and Van Amburg eye a split of duties between domestic and international, reads...