Jackie de Crinis


Syfy greenlights Superman prequel pilot

US cable channel has moved its Superman prequel Krypton from development to pilot stage. Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow) will executive producer and showrun the pilot, with David S. Goyer (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) among the other EPs. Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders) will direct. The show will tell the back story of the Man […]

USA originals chief to exit, scores UCP deal

USA Networks executive VP, original programming Jackie de Crinis is stepping down to take an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions. The long-serving executive is credited with developing series such as Monk, Burn Notice, Covert Affairs and Mr. Robot (pictured), but will leave the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment-owned USA to become an independent producer. Her exit […]

Mark Stern out as NBCU rejigs Syfy

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment has made its latest round of executive changes, handing a USA Networks boss control of Syfy and saying goodbye to Mark Stern as a result. Bill McGoldrick will helm the network as executive VP, original content, effective immediately. The move sees Stern, currently Syfy president, original programming and co-head, original content at […]