Warner Bros. Television has employed former Rainforest Entertainment exec Mitzi Miller and Monkeypaw Productions alum Jonathan Harris as VPs of drama development.
The two will spearhead the creation of one-hour scripted dramas for all WarnerMedia platforms, together with HBO Max, in addition to exterior streamers, cablenets and broadcasters.
The execs will report back to Leigh London Redman, EVP and head of drama development, and work intently alongside the drama group, in addition to Warner Bros. writers and producers, whereas taking accountability for discovering discovering new expertise and IP for adaptation.
Miller served as head of development at Rob Hardy’s Rainforest, the place she bought and produced dramas together with the BET sequence The Quad. She was additionally beforehand editor-in-chief of the magazines Ebony and Jet.
Harris was a development government at Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw, the place he labored on initiatives comparable to HBO’s recent cancelled Lovecraft Country.
Warner Bros. TV’s present drama slate contains HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant and the Gossip Girl reboot, in addition to Lisey’s Story for Apple TV and Netflix’s Sweet Tooth.
Clancy Collins White, EVP and head of development at Warner Bros. TV, and London Redman commented. “Mitzi’s expertise as not solely a development government but in addition a author and editor offers her an perception into the inventive course of that we hope will likely be extremely significant to our creators.
“Jonathan has labored with among the greatest expertise in comedy and drama. He brings with him expertise in each script development and manufacturing. We are thrilled to have Mitzi and Jonathan as a part of the group.”