Chris Albrecht has actually been put on management leave from his placement as head of state of Legendary Tv after brand-new information from his days at HBO have actually arised from the upcoming publication “It’s Not television: The Amazing Surge, Transformation, and also Future of HBO” By Felix Gillette and also John Koblin.
Guide covers just how Albrecht purportedly choked previous HBO exec Sasha Emerson in the summertime of 1991– months after they finished their consensual event while they were both wed. A representative for Albrecht rejected the case occurred. An authorities record was not submitted.
At the time, Albrecht supervised of initial programs and also dealt with Emerson on HBO Independent Productions.
” After greater than three decades an old, problematic tale is currently being reconditioned and also reused for sales,” Albrecht claimed in a declaration supplied to Due date. “I have actually best regards said sorry to those whom I angered with disrespect and also inappropriate actions. However that does not market publications or produce limelights. Some points do certainly age well; yet negative coverage does not.”
A representative for Legendary verified to Due date that Albrecht gets on a sabbatical, decreasing additional remark.
THR was very first to report the information regarding Albrecht.
Guide addresses just how Emerson underwent arbitration with HBO and also wound up taking a negotiation prior to leaving the network. The HBO board was not warned of the negotiation neither was personnel educated regarding why Emerson left the firm.
Guide from Penguin Random Residence is out Nov. 1.