FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY APPOINTS RACHEL RUSCH
VICE PRESIDENT, EVENT SERIES
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has named TV executive Rachel Rusch as Vice President of Event Series, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. Reporting directly to Madden, Rusch will oversee the network's limited-run programming initiatives, working closely with 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions and outside studios to commission and develop large-scale event series, as well as live scripted events, for FOX.
"Rachel and I worked together for years at Fox Television Studios, where she proved to be one of the most astute story minds I've ever had the pleasure of working with. I consider it no small triumph to have lured her back into working with me again, in the very important area of event series," said Madden. "She is a literary dynamo, a passionate lover of television and a tremendous partner to creators, and I look forward to her enthusiasm and insights in managing our event series slate."
Prior to joining FOX, Rusch served as Director of Development for Fabrik Entertainment, where she produced drama series "Bosch" for Amazon and successfully set up projects at both broadcast and cable networks for the 2015-16 season. Previously, she was Manager of Programming at Fox Television Studios, where she served as a current executive on series including "The Americans" on FX, "The Killing" on AMC/Netflix and "White Collar" and "Sirens" on USA, as well as developed projects for Lifetime, AMC, FX, ABC Family and VH1. Rusch began her career at William Morris Endeavor Agency and holds a Doctorate of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.
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