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Ellen Baine to retire from Hollywood Suite


TORONTO – Independent broadcaster Hollywood Suite announced this week vice-president of programming Ellen Baine (above) will be retiring in March. “After starting in the TV business in the traffic department of Citytv in the X0’s (I’m not allowed to say exactly when!), Ellen has screened thousands of hours of tv programs and movies, programmed years of and years of content, haggled with hundreds of distributors and producers, verbally jousted with opinionated viewers and sock puppets, represented in front of a few CRTC hearings, sat on a few film festival juries, and led and mentored numerous programming teams,” said Hollywood Suite...