Sony Pictures Television ups Adilman & Hall to EVP


MUMBAI: Glenn Adilman and Sharon Hall have been promoted to executive vice presidents of comedy and drama development, respectively for Sony Pictures Television (SPT).

The announcement was made by SPT presidents of programming Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht.

"Glenn and Sharon have proven to be two of the top talents in the industry today," said Erlicht.

"Their grasp of the creative process and the business of television have allowed us to be successful in both genres on cable and broadcast networks," added VanAmburg.

As heads of comedy and drama development respectively, Adilman and Hall oversee all of the studio’s development of scripted content for broadcast and cable. Under their aegis, the studio is successfully developing, having sold several high profile projects to both broadcast and cable networks.

During her tenure at SPT, Hall was also responsible for developing the studio’s recent high profile dramas, including Damages (FX), Breaking Bad (AMC) and The Beast (A&E). Adilman is credited with the development of the studio’s current comedy series, each in its third season: Rules of Engagement (CBS), Til Death (FOX), My Boys (TBS) and Ten Items or Less (TBS) and The Boondocks (Adult Swim).

Most recently, Adilman served as senior vice president, comedy development. From 2004-2006, Adilman acted as vice president, network development for SPT. Prior to joining the company, he was senior vice president of programming at ABC Entertainment, where he oversaw all current scripted comedy and drama series for the network.