Tony Vinciquerra says he’s in no rush to replace Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, who left the studio June 15 to take positions at Apple. But as the development season for the broadcast networks heats up with no clear successor, top agents and executives say it’s important to fill the role soon and with an experienced hand.
The company’s hiring of two respected leaders — Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht — who cultivated shows like Breaking Bad at Sony Pictures Television, signaled to Hollywood that Apple is serious about original programming.
Sony Pictures Television presidents Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht are exiting the company. The two executives will leave Sony later this summer to pursue a new project.
Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg talk the power and challenges in being indie, and their plans to grow their international business.
The importance of Sony Pictures Television within Sony Pictures Entertainment has been on the rise. Now the unit’s president, Steve Mosko, has signed his top lieutenants, presidents of U.S. programming and production Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, to new three-year deals.