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Endeavor Content has named Eric Pertilla as vp of television development and production.
Pertilla joins Endeavor from CBS All Access, where he was director of original content for two years, with series credits like the Richard Linklater series That Animal Rescue Show, The Twilight Zone, Star Trek: Discovery, The Good Fight and Texas 6.
“Eric’s background working as both a network executive and directly with talent uniquely suit him to our team in the ever-evolving television landscape. His exceptional taste and fierce work ethic will ensure that our television business continues to be ahead of the curve as we continue producing programming for discerning viewers across the world,” Joe Hipps, executive vp of television development and production, said in a statement.
Before CBS All Access, Pertilla worked as a talent manager at Mosaic and as a motion picture literary agent at Paradigm.
“Endeavor Content presents a tremendous opportunity to work with one of the industry’s most artist-driven and forward-thinking companies, under the exceptional leadership of Joe, Chris, and Graham. I’m grateful for the opportunity I had to work with Julie McNamara and the incredibly talented executives and talent across ViacomCBS, and look forward to helping Endeavor Content continue its ascent as one of the industry’s most exciting and disruptive content studios,” Pertilla said in his own statement.
Endeavor Content also announced that it has promoted Todd Sharp to executive vp of physical production and current programming; upped Patrick McDonald to senior vp of TV development and production; and Noah Greenshner is promoted to senior vp of TV development and production.
Other promotions or hires include Arvand Khosravi bumped up to senior vp TV, advisory; Kelly Miller is now senior vp of international strategy; Danielle Gerber is hired as vp of physical production; Jamie Adler becomes director of current programming; while Shelby White and Caroline Vanstrom become managers, TV production and development.
Endeavor Content has had several of its productions continue during the pandemic, including Tokyo Vice for HBO Max, Severance for Apple and Nine Perfect Strangers for Hulu.
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