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Adult Swim to Merge Development Team With HBO Max

Adult Swim to Merge Development Team With HBO Max

Suzanna Makkos will oversee both Adult Swim and HBO Max’s Adult animation and comedy teams

Adult Swim will merge its TV development with HBO Max’s Adult Animation group. This newly-expanded team will be under the purview of Suzanna Makkos, who will now hold the expanded title of executive vice president of original comedy and adult animation for both brands.

Makkos will continue to report to Sarah Aubrey, HBO Max head of original content, and also now report into Michael Ouweleen, president of Adult Swim, on all content developed for Adult Swim on all platforms. Adult Swim’s development team, led by Walter Newman, will now report into Makkos.

“The adult animation boom is just starting, and by aligning our strengths and organizing as one, unified, best in class development team we are creating an unmatched, multiplatform destination for both creators and fans,” Aubrey said. “Adult Swim has created an iconoclastic adult animation brand,

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