Indicating a ramp-up in television, MRC has added a scripted executive, bringing in BBC America’s Erin Jontow as VP Television, reporting to indie company’s TV head Joe Hipps, SVP, Television. MRC has House of Cards on Netflix, which has been renewed for a third season. It also has a pilot order at AMC for Knifeman and is developing a drama with director Alejandro González Iñárritu who co-created the project with Nicolas Giacobone, Armando Bo and Alexander Dinelaris and is attached to direct. Jontow most recently served as VP, Scripted Programming at BBC America where she worked on Orphan Black and Copper. Before that, she spent three years at Comedy Central.
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