‘Sopranos’ scribe nears HBO deal

Winter to develop projects, remain with mob drama

A correction was made to this article on Oct. 13, 2003.

HBO is closing in on a three-year overall development deal with “The Sopranos” exec producer Terence Winter.

Pact, which reps Winter’s first overall deal with a net, calls for him to remain with the final two seasons of David Chase’s mob drama while also developing new drama and comedy projects for the pay cabler.

This year Winter picked up his second Emmy nomination for penning the episode “Eloise.” He was also nominated for writing in 2001.

Past season of HBO’s critically hailed hourlong averaged nearly 11 million total viewers per episode. Penultimate season of “The Sopranos” unspools March 7.

Before joining the show in 1999, Winter’s TV credits included Fox’s animated half-hour “The PJs,” “Diagnosis Murder” for CBS, “Sister, Sister” for WB and syndie series “Xena: Warrior Princess.”

Winter is repped by CAA and attorney Bob Getman at Armstrong Hirsch.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading