2:30pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Maggie Carey Inks ABC Studios Overall Deal
ABC Studios is bringing accomplished director Maggie Carey in-house.
The Disney-owned TV studio has signed Carey to a multiyear overall deal that will see her write, produce and direct comedies and dramas for various platforms, including ABC, Hulu and Disney+.
Carey is best known for her TV directing work on episodes of comedies including Barry, Silicon Valley, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Love, Single Parents, Splitting Up Together, The Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Sunnyside and A.P. Bio. She also wrote and directed the 2013 feature The To Do List, which starred Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson.
“Maggie is an incredible talent who has directed some of the funniest, most memorable episodes of our favorite comedies,” ABC Studios president Jonnie Davis said Tuesday in a statement. “We’re thrilled to have her exclusively at ABC Studios as we continue to build our comedy brand.”
Carey is repped by 3 Arts and Brittenham/Ziffren.