FX & Fox Start Long-Form Unit At FX Prods. For Event Series, Tap Gina Balian To Run It

Fox and FX Networks are getting into the long-form event programming business, teaming for a new production unit that will supply the sibling networks with high-profile limited and miniseries. The unit will operate as a division of FX Prods. and will be run by HBO executive Gina Balian, who has been named SVP of limited series for FX Networks and FX Prods. In the newly created position, she will oversee development and production of limited and miniseries for FX and FX Movie Channel. Additionally, Fox will use FX Prods. as a producing partner for summer limited event series with Balian overseeing those projects. She will start November 1, reporting jointly to FX’s EVP Original Programming Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, EVP of FX Prods. and Head of Series Development for FX. “We are committed to increasing FX’s long-form offerings, and with FXM’s growth the timing is perfect to add long-form original programming to its lineup,” FX president John Landgraf said. (more…)

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