Rebecca Segal is the Los Angeles, California based executive for Sky Entertainment and Networks, a role she has served in for over 13 years. Rebecca works with the acquisition teams and the channel heads in the UK, Germany and Italy identifying series and other programming – at all stages - for the entertainment channels including as Sky One, Sky Living and the Sky Atlantic channels, which are the home of all HBO and Showtime programming in the UK, Germany and Italy. Rebecca also works alongside the network original programming commissioners, the content strategy area and the distribution arm Sky Vision.
Always based in Los Angeles, Rebecca joined Sky as the 1st LA based executive for the BBC’s UK channels for 9 years where she also worked on co-productions with BBC1 and BBC2 in the last 3 years of her time with them. She’d spent 5 years at Sky before then and was with Network TEN Australia for 5 years prior to that. During those times she had identified or been associated with some of TV’s iconic, successful and well produced series including The X Files, 24, House, Buffy, Deadwood, Weeds, and Battlestar Galactica.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?