Warner Horizon Television Names Shelley Zimmerman Senior Vice President, Scripted Programming
July 10, 2006
Warner Horizon Television, the newly formed television company focused on lower-budgeted scripted and reality primetime series for cable and broadcast, has named Shelley Zimmerman Senior Vice President, Scripted Programming. The announcement was made today by Peter Roth, President, Warner Bros. Television, who has oversight of the new division.
"I am delighted Shelley is officially on board and we can move quickly into development mode," said Roth. "She is an extremely talented executive with strong industry relationships; I look forward to working closely with her on this new and exciting endeavor."
Shelley departs her current position as President of Television Development for Tollin Robbins Productions. She was a producer on last year's ABC comedy Crumbs and NBC drama Inconceivable. Joining the company in 2000 as Vice President of Development, she worked on the team that developed and produced Smallville, One Tree Hill and What I Like About You. She also produced the Kids WB series Nightmare Room based on the R.L. Stine book series.
Prior to Tollin Robbins, Shelley was a television literary agent at Endeavor. She began her career at Goldman Sachs in New York.