Peter Chernin

Executive, Book editor, Publicity director at publishing house
Peter Chernin entered the entertainment industry from the world of publishing, where he was a publicist at St. Martin's Press and an editor at Warner Books. He became an executive at the David Gerber Company, where he ... Read more »
Born: 05/28/1951

Filmography

Producer (17)

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiars 2016 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hieroglyph 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

New Girl 2011 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Spy 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Exodus: Gods And Kings 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

St. Vincent 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Drop 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ben & Kate 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Oblivion 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Touch 2011 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Allen Gregory 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Breakout Kings 2010 - 2012 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Parental Guidance 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Terra Nova 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

Biography

Peter Chernin entered the entertainment industry from the world of publishing, where he was a publicist at St. Martin's Press and an editor at Warner Books. He became an executive at the David Gerber Company, where he oversaw the production of over 100 hours of network TV. Chernin then moved to Showtime/The Movie Channel, where, during his tenure in the mid-1980s, he supervised the development of such original series programming as "Brothers", "It's Garry Shandling's Show" and the second TV version of "The Paper Chase."

Relationships

Megan Chernin

Wife

EDUCATION

University of California at Berkeley

Berkeley , California

Milestones

1996

Named as president and COO of News Corporation

1989

Became president, Fox Entertainment Group, of the Fox Broadcasting Company in February; also appointed executive vice president of the latter, parent organization

Acted as vice president for development and production at the David Gerber Company

Worked as executive vice president, programming and marketing, for Showtime/The Movie Channel Inc.

Worked as associate publicity director of St Martin's Press

Appointed as president and COO of Fox Entertainment

Served as an editor at Warner Books

Served as president and chief operating officer of Lorimar Film Entertainment

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