Perry has helped usher OWN deeper into scripted programming territory. For instance, she cut the deal for the new series from Mara Barak Akil, titled “Love Is __,” and was behind renewals of both “Queen Sugar” and “Greenleaf.” She’s incredibly proud of OWN’s success—and rightly so, as she joined the network two years prior to its launch and is now a senior executive team member. “Diversity must go further than blanket numbers tied to ethnic, gender or sexual orientation make-up,” she says. “The ‘numbers game’ is not a diversity fix, as organizations must believe in diversity as an intrinsic value and then put it into practice.”

The Daily


Prime Video Could Get Flex Scheduling

Flex scheduling could be on the cards for TNF in the upcoming 2023-24 season.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Mar 31
The FAXIES Awards 2023 Final Deadline: Friday, March 31
Apr 28
Top Ops & Regional RainmakersNominations Due: April 28
May 19
The Diversity List – 2023First Deadline: May 12; Final Deadline: May 19
Aug 18
Most Powerful Women – 2023Deadline: Aug. 11; Final Deadline: Aug. 18
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact [email protected] for more information.