EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Imagine TV executive Robin Gurney, Senior EVP Development & Production, is leaving the company after a seven-year tenure. At the 20th Century Fox TV-based company, Gurney developed and produced such shows as Friday Night Lights, Shark, Lie To Me, Friends With Benefits and The Playboy Club. “I am very proud of the work I have a accomplished while at Imagine and will truly miss this amazing company” said Gurney. “Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are incredibly inspiring on so many levels and I am grateful for their continued support. That said, it is time to move on and I am excited to seek new professional challenges.”
In addition to Imagine principals Howard and Grazer, Gurney has worked at the company’s TV division with former Imagine TV president David Nevins and his successor, Francie Calfo. “Robin has been a tremendous asset to the company and a valued member of the Imagine family,” Grazer and Howard said in a statement. “While we are sad to see her leave we understand her desire to evolve and explore new avenues in the industry. We wish her the best in her new endeavors.” Gurney will remain in place to assist with the transition.