11:57am PT by Lesley Goldberg
Jon Harmon Feldman, Jennifer Gwartz Ink Overall Deal With ABC Studios (Exclusive)
Jon Harmon Feldman is staying in business with ABC Studios.
The former Designated Survivor showrunner has signed a two-year overall deal with the studio.
Under the pact, Feldman and Jennifer Gwartz's Random Hill Productions banner will develop dramas and comedies for broadcast and cable platforms for the studio. Additionally, Michael Greenwald has been tapped to serve as vice president of Random Hill, boarding from Lin Pictures Television, where he worked with Gwartz for two years.
"We are thrilled by the opportunity afforded to us by Patrick [Moran] and his team at ABC Studios to develop content for both network and cable buyers," Feldman and Gwartz said in a joint statement. "Our goal is to create a home for writers where we provide a creative support system throughout the development process and beyond."
Feldman boarded the short-lived ABC drama Blood and Oil as showrunner, signing a new overall deal as part of his agreement to join the series in 2015. His credits include serving as the second (of now four) showrunners on ABC's Kiefer Sutherland drama Designated Survivor. His credits include Tru Calling, No Ordinary Family, Dawson's Creek, Newsroom and Revenge.
Gwartz, meanwhile, exec produces Fox's Lethal Weapon and counts Veronica Mars, Cupid, Party Down, Forever and Frequency among her credits.
Feldman and Gwartz are repped by WME.