APA Signs Showrunner And Executive Producer Devon Shepard


APA has signed Devon Shepard, the current showrunner and executive producer of Will Packer’s Bigger on BET.

Shepard’s other recent credits include serving as co-executive producer on The Neighborhood, serving as showrunner on Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights, as well as BET’s Being Mary Jane starring Gabrielle Union.

His resume also includes TV Land’s The Soul Man, Showtime’s House of Lies, as well as Weeds, Everybody Hates Chris, and MadTV. Shepard recently launched his own production banner, Running with Scissors, headed by George Gore and Matt Ochacher, which is currently developing the Aaron Gunner series Fear of the Dark written by Gar Anthony Haywood that centers on a black private investigator in Compton. The Kwame Kilpatrick story about Detroit’s beloved mayor who’s currently serving a lengthy prison sentence due to corruption as a limited series at BET as well as the Jeffrey Walker true crime story which is currently being adapted into a feature.

Shepard continues to be repped by The Nacelle Company as well as Hansen Jacobson Teller Hoberman Newman Warren Richman Rush Kaller & Gellman, LLP.

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