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Posts Tagged ‘Joel Surnow’

Ryerson University Students About to Descend on LA

Arthur Smith (pictured), executive producer of FOX’s long-running reality series Hell’s Kitchen, is an alumnus of Toronto’s Ryerson University. As such, he will soon be welcoming a group current Radio and Television Arts students to the set as part of a two-week “RTA in LA” intensive program running August 19-30.

This new, for-credit endeavor is being staged in partnership with UCLA. Per a report in Broadcaster magazine, the visiting group of 30 students will get to network with a wide variety of film and TV luminaries:

- Tom Nunan, executive producer, network executive (TV series: Crash, Angela’s Eyes; features: The Illusionist);
- John Pasquin, executive producer/director (TV series: Home Improvement, Last Man Standing, Rules of Engagement; features: The Santa Clause, Miss Congeniality 2);
- Robert Moresco, Oscar-winning writer (Crash, Million Dollar Baby);
- Cathy Schulman, Oscar-winning executive/producer (Crash, The Illusionist, Salvation Boulevard, Angela’s Eyes)
- Joel Surnow, executive producer/writer (The Kennedys, 24)
- Joe Russo, Emmy Award-winning executive producer/director (TV series: Arrested Development, Community and Happy Endings; feature: You, Me and Dupree);
- David Gale, executive vice president, MTVX at MTV Networks;
- Barbara Boyle, executive/producer (Phenomenon, Cinema Paradiso, My Left Foot).

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24 Producer Surnow Backs Giuliani, Predicts Long Strike

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Producer 24 Joel Surnow spoke Saturday at the Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) West Coast Leadership Conference, and according to the Washington Times, he, Dennie Miller and Adam Sandler will most likely support strong>Rudy Giuliani.

Surnow also said of the WGA strike:

Hollywood’s not being held hostage…I think [the studios] are going to break the Guild. Millionaires on the picket line. … They’re not going to get a lot of empathy.

(Photograph by Martin Schoeller)

Fox News Takes Stab At Daily Show

It’s finally here — Fox’s own Daily Show. The Joel Surnow-produced show premieres Sunday at 10:00PM.

24‘s ‘Right Wing Nut Job’ | Times‘ Abramson Next Up At Libby Trial | Anna Nicole Reaction | MTV’s Rolling Reality

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  • 24 Creator Joel Surnow: “Right-wing nut job.” [New Yorker]

  • NYT Managing Editor Jill Abramson: Next to take stand at Libby trial. [NY Sun]
  • Web Reaction: To Anna Nicole death “brutal.” [Reuters]
  • MTV: Won’t let Rolling Stone reality show die. [Idolator]
  • Viacom: Quietly dissing YouTube. [CNet]
  • AMNY Creator: To launch Boston freebie. [Boston Globe]
  • Times Co. CEO: Hostile meeting at Boston Globe. [Boston Phoenix]
  • Playboy Archives: Go digital. [WSJ]
  • Bacon’s: DVD of Super Bowl ads — yours for … $500?!?!?! [AdRants]