Mo’ Abudu, Founder/Chief Executive Of EbonyLife TV Appears Among The Top 25 Most Powerful Women In Global TV
The executives on The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in International TV power list are the deciders shaping an increasingly global industry. A group as diverse as the U.N., the women on THR’s inaugural list are united in their ambition, their savvy and their determination to make a mark on worldwide TV – and to do so on their own terms.
Widely described as African’s own Oprah Winfrey, Mosunmola Mo’ Abudu made the list of the Top 25 Women in Global TV according to Hollywood Reporter Magazine. This highly intelligent Nigerian business woman and media entrepreneur successfully launched Africa’s first syndicated talk show, “Moments With Mo” back in 2006, with celebrity special guests like Fashion designer, Diane Von Furstenberg, Hillary Clinton, and so much more. Her talk show ” Moments With Mo” broadcasts across over 48 African countries.
Mo’ (as she’s fondly called) launched EbonyLife TV this year, creating Africa’s first global black entertainment network, targeting the continent’s growing, inspirational middle-class with original, homegrown programming that celebrates style and success while motivating its audience to dream on and dream big.
Other top personalities who made the list are: Shine Chairman – Elisabeth Murdoch, FremantleMedia boss – Cecile Frot-Coutaz and Endemol COO; Martha Brass straddle worldwide production and distribution empires, RTL Group’s Anke Shaeferkordt, TF1′s Elisabeth Durand or BSkyB’s Sophie Turner.
The women on The Hollywood Reporter’s inaugural 25 Most Powerful Women In Global TV list are united in their ambition, savvy and determination to make a mark on worldwide TV by doing so on their own terms.
Mo’ Abudu and the EbonyLife TV crew are on the fast path of revolutionizing pay TV in Africa.