Sarah Aubrey Named Head of Original Content for WarnerMedia; Brett Weitz Upped to GM of TBS, TNT

Variety | 1/31/2019 | Joe Otterson
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TNT’s executive vice president of original programming Sarah Aubrey has been named the head of original content for WarnerMedia Streaming Service.

Kevin Reilly, president of TBS and TNT and chief creative officer for Turner and WarnerMedia Direct-to-Consumer, made the announcement on Thursday.

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In addition, Reilly also named Brett Weitz general manager for TBS and TNT. Weitz was previously executive vice president of programming for TBS.

Aubrey joined TNT in 2015 as a member of the new executive team under Reilly and was responsible for overseeing all development and production of original and limited series. Prior to joining TNT, she was a television and film producer. She partnered with Peter Berg in their production company, Film 44, where she produced such projects as the acclaimed film and television series “Friday Night Lights,” the hit film “Lone Survivor,” and the HBO series “The Leftovers.” She also produced the hit comedy Bad Santa” as well as “Lars and the Real Girl.”

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developed and helped launch shows like “The Last Ship,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Falling Skies,” “Dallas,” and “Franklin & Bash.” He began his career in entertainment in the mailroom at United Talent Agency, where he quickly rose up through a number of positions eventually becoming an executive at Michael Ovitz’s Artists Television Group. After a brief stint as a talent manager at Artists Management Group, Brett moved back into television development, holding positions at Columbia Tri-Star Television, 20th Century Fox Television, and fox21.

Read Reilly’s full internal memo below.

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Today I am very pleased to announce two key executive moves to position us moving forward.

First relating to the new WarnerMedia streaming service, I’m naming my longtime colleague Sarah Aubrey to...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Variety
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