EXCLUSIVE: The Kennedys producer Asylum Entertainment is stepping up its longform efforts with the hire of Joan Harrison as SVP Scripted Programming & Development. She will oversee miniseries and limited series for the company, with several projects already set up at networks. Harrison oversaw miniseries for CBS during the genre’s boom in the 1990s, shepherding such minis as The Last Don, Bella Mafia and In Cold Blood. She later worked as VP Development at TLC and the Travel Channel before a stint at Gersh, where she represented showrunners and filmmakers, and packaged longform and unscripted series.
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