20th Century Fox Television announced Monday that it has named two executives to run current programming: Dana Sharpless and Steve Sicherman. They will report to Carolyn Cassidy, 20th Century Fox TV president of creative affairs.
“I feel very fortunate to hand over the current programming team to Dana and Steve, who have been tremendous contributors to the success of 20th,” Cassidy said. “They are smart, strategic and beloved by all producers, writers and directors they work with as well as everyone inside our company. I am extremely confident that under their leadership our shows will remain creatively strong and vibrant.”
In their expanded roles the two executives will oversee a team managing the studio’s wide-ranging slate of live-action shows for broadcast, cable and streaming. Sharpless will oversee dramas and Sicherman will run comedies.