Lifetime promotes Gunn

Exec named series VP

Former Warner Bros. TV exec Julia Gunn has joined Lifetime Television as the cabler’s new VP for series development and current programming.

Gunn will handle the net’s scripted development and work with its current series, such as the upcoming summer drama “State of Mind,” starring Lili Taylor.

Based in Los Angeles, Gunn will report to Maria Grasso, Lifetime senior VP of original programming.

Grasso said Gunn’s “sharp taste in material” and “keen sense of story and character development” would make her “a great asset to the series programming department.”

Exec previously served as director of current programming at Warner Bros. TV from 1997-2003. While there, she worked on shows including “Friends,” “ER,” “The West Wing” and “Third Watch.”

Gunn’s other credits include stints at ICM and Blake Edwards TV.

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