Imagine Entertainment has tapped Netflix executive Kristen Zolner as head of Imagine Television. This marks the first major executive hire since Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns, co-founders of Imagine-owned Jax Media, were named presidents of Imagine Entertainment this month, overseeing film and television for Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s indie company, which has been the center of acquisition speculation. (Dave Cole photo)
Veteran Imagine TV executive Robin Gurney, senior EVP of development and production, is leaving the company after a seven-year tenure.
ABC, NBC and Fox are in pursuit of Imagine TV/20th Century Fox TV’s untitled Sarah Silverman comedy co-written by and starring the irreverent comedian, with at least two networks, ABC and NBC, offering major commitments. The project has become a pet project of Imagine principal Ron Howard.