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ABC Seeding ‘The Growing Season’ Adaptation With Danny Strong & ‘Hung’ Co-Creator Colette Burson

EXCLUSIVE: ABC is planting some heartland drama with Empire co-creator Danny Strong and Hung co-creator Colette Burson.

The Disney-owned network has put The Growing Season is development from the duo, I’ve learned.

The show is based on Sara Frey’s recently published The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life–and Saved an American Farm. Hitting shelves back in August, Frey’s memoir detailed the hardscrabble shift the rule breaking author made from rural poverty to creating a widely successfully family business that has now seen her dubbed “America’s Pumpkin Queen.”

The Anonymous Content-repped Burson will showrunner The Growing Season with Strong as a non-writing executive producer. Frey herself will served a co-EP and Danny Strong Productions chief Mandy Safavi will also serve as an EP on the 20th Television production, that comes with a penalty commitment.

In front of the camera himself in Showtime’s Billions and Disney+’s just launched The

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Danny Meyer says restaurants can’t hire ‘if we go out of business’

Famed restaurateur Danny Meyer told CNBC on Wednesday that the dining industry desperately needs government aid due to the coronavirus pandemic, warning of significant economic damage without it. 

“We cannot reemploy people if we go out of business,” Meyer said “Closing Bell,” one day after President Donald Trump put an end to broader Covid-19 stimulus negotiations “until after the election.” Trump later expressed support for smaller bills targeting the airline industry, small business and stimulus checks for individual Americans.

Meyer, who is CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and founder of burger chain Shake Shack, called the halt to relief talks a “crushing blow” for those in the restaurant business. He said that is especially true as restaurants grapple with the uncertainty around colder weather, complicating the pandemic-era lifeline of outdoor dining.  

“I think that the country needs to understand that this is an industry with 600,070 members. We are

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SciPlay Appoints Danny Moy as Chief Strategy Officer

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SciPlay (NASDAQ: SCPL) (“SciPlay” or the “Company”), a leading social gaming company, appointed Danny Moy to Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer on SciPlay’s executive leadership team. Moy will report directly to the company’s CEO, Josh Wilson.

Moy joins SciPlay with nearly 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development, strategy and operations at leading global companies. In his new role, Moy will oversee SciPlay’s business development team, to identify new business opportunities, drive the strategic planning process and oversee corporate strategy.

“Over my long career in the gaming industry, I’ve come to respect a company’s unique style and level of talent, and can confidently say SciPlay delivers both an innovative culture and a robust team,” Moy said. “The team’s openness, willingness to collaborate, and motivation to continue to evolve and win suits my personality and style. SciPlay

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