CAA TV Lit Agent Elizabeth Newman Joins Fox21 Television Studios As VP Development

Exclusive: Television literary agent Elizabeth Newman is leaving CAA after nearly 15 years to join Fox 21 Television Studios.

Newman is set to become VP Development at Fox21, part of Disney TV Studios, and she will report to President Bert Salke.

Newman will develop programs for all platforms, as well as identify talent and ideas for series. She’ll work closely with agents and network, cable and streaming execs to shepherd projects through the development process from inception to production order.

Newman has represented television writers, directors and producers, as well as authors and intellectual property for scripted series adaptation since she became an agent in 2005.

During her time at CAA, projects she worked on included The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, 2 Broke Girls and Nashville, as well such as upcoming shows as NBC’s Council of Dads, Starz’s Hightown, Netflix’s Away, Showtime’s The President Is Missing and Apple’s Swagger.

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