Beckman, Burkle Form Three Lions Entertainment

  • March 25, 2013

Richard Beckman and Ron Burkle, chairman of the Yucaipa Companies, have partnered to form Three Lions Entertainment. Beckman will serve as CEO. Joel Katz, global chair of Greenberg Traurig’s international media and entertainment practice, will be a minority partner and have a seat on TLE’s board. Three Lions says it will create original branded entertainment events and content platforms, as well as develop cross-platform marketing opportunities at scale. TLE will be based in New York City and its offices will open in April. Beckman will reintroduce fans to "Fashion Rocks" and "Movies Rock" in 2014, two programs he executive produced while serving as the president of the Condé Nast Media Group.

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