ReelzChannel Wednesday named Robert Ell to head all talent relations activity for the network, which is dedicated to “Everything about Movies - 24/7.”
As director of talent relations, Ell will oversee talent relations efforts on behalf of the network with studio and agency publicists and representatives, particularly in booking for all ReelzChannel original programming including the movie news program Dailies, Secret’s Out with Leonard Maltin, and the numerous specials the network produces, as well as for original content on www.reelzchannel.com, the network’s broadband web site.
Ell is also responsible for broadening overall industry awareness and implementing initiatives for increased celebrity involvement with all ReelzChannel industry activity.
Ell joins ReelzChannel after more than a decade in a variety of positions at E! Entertainment Television including producing high-profile celebrity bookings for film-related segments on E! News and The Daily 10 as well as for the E! Live From the Red Carpet events from The Academy Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, and the Critics Choice Awards.
Ell also previously served as senior producer with AOL Entertainment ,where he produced original broadband content and high-profile celebrity bookings for AOL Entertainment, AOL Live and Entertainment Asylum.