Grad reupped, Schrier and Woodrow promoted
FX announced moves to keep three key original programming execs in place, reupping Nick Grad and promoting Eric Schrier and Danielle Woodrow.
Grad will continue as exec VP of original programming, overseeing all current programming and series development for FX. He’s been in the position since December 2005 and is credited with the development of original dramas “Damages” and “Sons of Anarchy,” as well as comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”
Grad reports to FX prexy-g.m. John Landgraf.
Schrier, who joined the network in 2000, will hold a dual role, gaining a promotion to an exec VP of FX productions title, while serving as senior VP of series development. He replaces Matt Cherniss, who recently ankled FX. Schrier will report to Landgraf on matters pertaining to FX productions and Grad for those tied to original series development.
Woodrow moves to senior VP of original programming, where she’ll serve as head of current series, handling all aspects of original series airing on FX. She joined FX in 2006 as VP of current series, and has overseen skeins including “Damages,” “Dirt” and “The Riches.”
“We have a low turnover rate and a lot of continuity here,” Landgraf noted.