Mark Burnett

Facetime: Network Upfronts in Full Swing

This week, across New York City, tv networks presented the best of their talent, programming and execs to advertisers in a bid to the fall lineup. Samantha Bee got laughs […]

Roma Downey’s Journey From TV Star to Subtly Superpowered Producer

Shortly after marrying in 2007, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey decided to work together as producers, creating the company LightWorkers Media. "We didn't have any doubts," says Burnett. The same cannot be said of their stunned pals. "We have so many friends who say, 'Working with your husband? Are you crazy?

How the Reality TV King Created 11 Popular Shows and Counting

As of a couple of weeks ago, Mark Burnett's schedule for the week of May 11 was still surprisingly unfilled. "It's funny, but I haven't been invited to an upfront yet," says the prolific producer, looking ahead to the culmination of upfront season when the broadcast networks finally unveil their fall schedules. "Maybe we'll just stay home!"

CBS Pink-Slips The Job

CBS has pink-slipped its new unscripted effort The Job after just two episodes.

What Hearst Magazines’ David Carey Has in Store for 2013

In his annual companywide start-of-the-year email, Hearst Magazines president David Carey applauded the publisher’s success during 2012 while dropping a few hints about what’s to come in 2013.