TV Writer and Producer Mary Hanes Dies — Credits Included ‘Make It or Break It,’ ‘Hope Island,’ ‘Doc’

Aug 8, 2012  •  Post A Comment

Mary Hanes, a writer and producer who worked on ABC Family’s "Make It or Break It," has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 59 and died after a long battle with ovarian cancer.

Working with husband Ken Hanes, she executive produced five episodes and wrote one episode of "Make It or Break it," a recently canceled series focused on Olympic gymnastics, the story notes.

Her credits include co-developing and executive producing the 1999-2000 series "Hope Island" for Pax TV and working as writer-producer on The WB’s 2001 series "Dead Last."

She also worked on the 2011 USA drama pilot “Eden” and the Billy Ray Cyrus series “Doc.”

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