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W+K’s Icaro Doria Heads to DDB

The New York office of DDB has found its new creative chief in Brazil.

DDB Australia’s Chris Brown Takes New York CEO Role

DDB has reached into its Australian group again to find a leader for its New York office.

Ryan Higa Shows Signs of Growing Up

Writing decent comedy is amongst the hardest things to pull off in the world of storytelling. And to write comedy that engages 10 million subscribers like YouTube star Nigahiga (real name Ryan Higa) is no laughing matter. Higa has made a pretty big name for himself since he started posting videos seven years ago, accumulating over 1.5 billion views on his YouTube channel. His sketches have evolved into little mini series within his channel, as various character frequently reappear. Higa exhibits smart writing and smart editing—at times reminiscent of SNL sketches sans the celebrity appearances. Despite such huge success, Higa's earlier and most popular videos push up against, and often cross the line between the humorous and insensitive.

Bad Rehab

John Landgraf, president and general manager at FX Networks, sat with his team in the glass-walled conference room of the network’s Los Angeles offices last October to hear a pitch for a new series from Bruce Helford, veteran TV writer, producer and co-creator of The Drew Carey Show, and his newest creative partner, Charlie Sheen.

CBS Scores Second Biggest Grammy Audience of All Time

Whitney Houston may have cast a long shadow over the 54th Grammy Awards, but the music community’s response to the singer’s death helped generate huge ratings for CBS.