NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Cory Shields and Bonnie Hammer attend Capital Of Content Party in partnership With Tribeca on April 24, 2013 in New York City.
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Variety Fetes Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Katherine Oliver
to Tribeca Film Festival’s Jane Rosenthal to Broadway landlord James L. Nederlander to NBCU’s cable entertainment group’s Bonnie Hammer. Even the weather was up for a party, turning sunny and warm after a chilly, gray, drizzly stretch the prior day. City leaders from Variety Read more »
How to make an old career new again
Universal's Bonnie Hammer has been doing what she does—building cable TV networks—for 26 years, which is long enough to know that at a point, the slog of a career can ease and work can turn energizing again. Hammer, who built Sci Fi and USA Network and recently from CNN/Money Read more »
Will Netflix Flourish Where Hollywood Failed?
is extremely hard. Even Disney can make a stinker like John Carter . Even very talented people (the Weinstein brothers or Bonnie Hammer, for instance) make mistakes. So does Netflix have an edge? Is there any reason to think they can flourish where so many from HBR Blog Network Read more »
‘Guys Who are Into Gaming are Not Necessarily Watching Television’
that I’ll make an entire quote into a headline, but that sentiment from NBCU Cable and Entertainment Studios chairman Bonnie Hammer made me roll me eyes so hard I thought I might pull a muscle. It comes in the wake of the announcement that the G4 network will from Forbes Blogs Read more »
Esquire TV: How to Make Sure Geeks Never Watch Cable
a geek- and gamer-oriented network will disintegrate in April to make way for Esquire, a station that NBCUniversal executive Bonnie Hammer (who killed Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Farscape and turned the Sci-Fi Channel into Syfy) wants to be “a Bravo for from Ecoustics Read more »