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Gracie Awards Call for Entries Now Open

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Call for entries is now open for the Gracies. The Gracie Awards recognize exemplary programming created by women, for women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment. The awards also acknowledge the individuals who have made inspirational contributions to the industry. Early Bird entry rate ends December 14. Browse our frequently asked questions, review the categories and get started on your entry today.


Women on the Move

Warner Bros. Animation Names Audrey Diehl VP of Series
Variety
Nickelodeon veteran Audrey Diehl has been named vice president of series for Warner Bros. Animation. In her new role, she will develop new animated programming for the studio and oversee select current shows for the family audience.


Susanna Dinnage Takes Over as Global President for Animal Planet
Broadband TV News
Animal Planet becomes the first Discovery-owned channel to be managed globally with Discovery UK president Susanna Dinnage handed the reins as new global president. The move aligns all of the company's Animal Planet content under Ms. Dinnage's leadership.


Suzette Rodriguez Joins Premiere Network Syndicated Morning Show
Inside Radio
Suzette Rodriguez joins Premiere Networks' syndicated "The JohnJay & Rich Show." Based out of iHeartMedia CHR "104.7 Kiss FM" KZZP Phoenix, Rodriguez joins JohnJay Van Es, Rich Berra and Kyle Unfug.



Media Industry News

Katz, Nexstar Sign Largest Multicast Deal
Broadcasting & Cable
In what the companies are characterizing as the largest launch deal in the history of multicasting, Nexstar Media has agreed to launch Katz Broadcasting's digital multicast networks on 43 new channels either owned or programmed by Nexstar.


Study: Women Still Under-Represented as Series Regulars
USA Today
A new GLAAD study analyzing the overall diversity of primetime scripted series on broadcast, cable networks and streaming services for the new TV season found female characters make up just 43 percent of series regulars on broadcast this season, a decline of 1 percent compared to last year. The number of women of color has declined 2 percent, while the numbers of bisexual and transgender women also dropped by 4 percent and 3 percent, respectively.