Sony Pictures Television Studios Co-President Chris Parnell will leave the studio not long from now after more than 16 years in administration.
Chris Parnell will join Apple TV+ in a senior programming job on the household improvement group and will answer to Matt Cherniss, the head of scripted turn of events and current programming at the studio. He is coming directly from the opposition at Sony Pictures.
Parnell was the co-leader of the studio for over 16 years and will resign from it in the not so distant future. Furthermore, he will desert Jason Clodfelter as the independent co-president. Furthermore, the leader of Sony Pictures Television Studios, Jeff Frost, is as yet the man Clodfelter will answer to, who additionally declared Parnell’s pending way out, sketching out the studio’s initiative structure going ahead with an inside notice.
(L-R) Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter co-leaders of Sony Pictures Television Studios, and Jeff Frost President of Sony Pictures Television Studios go to the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.
Chris Parnell, Jason Clodfelter and Jeff Frost had a hell of a run together.
Chris Parnell, Jason Clodfelter and Jeff Frost had a heck of a run together.
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He’s spent for all intents and purposes his whole profession at SPT. In any case, he needed to attempt an alternate sort of challenge to take a gander at the inventive procedure from an alternate point of view. He’s chosen to leave the affectionate administration group at SPT with that hunger.
At Apple TV+, Parnell will rejoin with previous SPT Presidents Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht driving Apple’s sprouting passage into unique programming as heads of overall video. Obviously, they’ve just had a few perfect works of art out. Other previous SPT officials will likewise be there to invite him at Apple.
The up and coming record for Apple has the first arrangement incorporate ‘Establishment’, ‘Hedy Lamar’, and ‘The Shrink Next Door.’
Here’s the mail Frost sent his representatives about Parnell’s exit:
I’m writing to share some significant news about our administration group at Sony Pictures Television.
Co-President of SPT Studios, Chris Parnell, will leave the organization not long from now to take on an inventive job at Apple TV. Chris has been an enormous accomplice, pioneer, associate and companion during his over 16-year residency at the studio. He will be enormously missed. We have different tasks with Apple and we anticipate working with him intently in his new limit.
I need to by and by express gratitude toward Chris for the commitments he’s made to the studio throughout the years. He has been a pioneer and boss of intense new thoughts, focused on finding and sparkling the focus on new voices and has never avoided stories that pushed the limits. Through the span of his time at SPT he’s been instrumental in building up a portion of the studio’s generally productive and famous arrangement, for example, Outlander, The Blacklist, Preacher, Breaking Bad and The Boys.
Following Chris’ takeoff, Jason Clodfelter will proceed in his job, filling in as co-President, SPT Studios. He will regulate the studio’s U.S. show and parody improvement, U.S. scripted and current programming, films and miniseries, ability and cas
chime, just as TriStar Television, Affirm Television and Gemstone Studios. SPT Studios unscripted business and our physical creation unit will presently answer to me.
If you don’t mind go along with me in wishing Chris proceeded with progress as he sets out on the following part in his profession. On the off chance that you have any inquiries, if it’s not too much trouble connect with me or your separate P&O accomplices.