20th Century Fox Television Promotes Two in Development

4:00 PM PST 06/27/2012 by THR Staff
Dana Honor, left, and Lisa Katz

Dana Honor has been upped to senior vp comedy development and Lisa Katz to senior vp drama development.

20th Century Fox Television has upped Dana Honor and Lisa Katz to senior vp comedy development and senior vp drama development, respectively. 

Honor has been instrumental in several of the studio’s shows, including Fox's Raising Hope and ABC's freshman laugher Don’t Trust the B---- in Apt. 23 as well as numerous upcoming half-hours including The Goodwin Games, How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life), 1600 Penn and Ryan Murphy’s The New Normal.

Katz helped develop Fox’s Bones, which heads into its eighth season in the fall, as well as The Unit, Lie to Me and Kyle Killen’s Awake and Lone Star.

Honor reports to Jonathan Davis, executive vp comedy development and animation. Katz reports to Michael Thorn, senior vp drama development.

“Dana is a dedicated, smart, creative executive who has built terrific relationships with producers and talent and has a fantastic track record of success,” Davis said in a statement. “She is well known for the enthusiasm she brings to her projects and for being a passionate advocate of our creators and their work.”

Added Thorn of Katz: “Lisa is quite simply one of the best in the business and a hugely important member of my team here at 20th. Her relationships with writers are unparalleled and her creative instincts second to none."

Their promotions are effective immediately.

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