ICM Partners Forms Television Production Department

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Norton (left); Freidin

Agents Sean Freidin and Janet Carol Norton will head up the new division.

ICM Partners has formed a Television Production department to service its TV directors, producers and music composers, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Veteran agents Sean Freidin and Janet Carol Norton will run the new division, which will be housed within the agency’s TV unit.

Freidin’s roster includes Modern Family directors Gail Mancuso and Michael Alan Spiller, who have won three of the last four comedy directing Emmys. He also represents Michelle MacLaren, Adam Bernstein (Fargo, Breaking Bad), Michael Trim (Orange is the New Black), Richard J. Lewis (Person of Interest, Amazon’s Hand of God) and Michael Slovis (Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad). Freidin also helps coordinate TV directing opportunities for other agency clients including Lucy Liu, Regina King, Karyn Kusama, Charlie McDowell and Walter Hill.

Norton, a partner at the agency, represents a number of producers whose shows include Fargo, House of Cards, Homeland, Jane the Virgin, The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, Masters of Sex, The Flash, How to Get Away With Murder and Amazon’s upcoming Man in the High Castle.