Variety announced on Monday the program for its annual Business Managers Breakfast, presented by City National Bank on Nov. 3 in Los Angeles.
The invite-only event will feature keynote conversations with Dan Harmon, creator, executive producer and writer; and Betsy Beers, executive producer and creative partner at Shondaland.
Harmon, interviewed by Variety TV editor Michael Schneider, will speak about his vision for creating fan-favorite storytelling, including long-running animated series “Rick & Morty” and the recently announced “Community” reunion film.
Beers, interviewed by Variety editor-at-large Kate Aurthur, will detail her work with Shondaland partner Shonda Rhimes executive producing such TV juggernauts as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Bridgerton.”
Variety will present John Rigney, founding partner of Level Four Business Management, with the 2022 Variety Business Manager Elite Award, honoring him for this extensive philanthropy efforts with such charities as the Sam and LaTanya Jackson Foundation, In the Land of Mara/ The Writer’s Colony,