Apple TV executive leaving to lead drama development at 20th Century Fox
What you need to know
- Michelle Mendelovitz, one of Apple TV's executives, is leaving the company.
- She will be taking a new role in running drama development at 20th Century Fox.
- Mendelovitz had worked on "For All Mankind", "Servant", and "Visible: Out on Television".
As Apple continues to expand its lineup of original series for Apple TV+, one of its major executives has decided to leave for a new opportunity elsewhere.
Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Mendelovitz, one of the executives of Apple TV+, is moving on from the company to lead drama development efforts at 20th Century Fox. Mendelovitz
Mendelovitz will be taking up her role new role of Senior Vice President of Drama Development at Disney Television Studios and repor to the Executive Vice President of Comedy and Drama Development, Jennifer Gwartz.
During her time at Apple, in which she served a two-year term, Mendelovitz worked on some of the company's original series "For All Mankind", "Servant", and "Visible: Out on Television", among others. Before that, she had held positions at CBS and Sony.
Carolyn Cassidy, President of Creative Affairs at 20th Century Fox, says that Mendelovitz's professional and personal background led the company to bring her on.
Mendelovitz herself did not say anything about leaving Apple but did express her excitement about joining her new company.
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