You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

HBO Promotes Top Comedy, Drama Series Execs

Casey Bloys, Michael Ellenberg rise to exec VP following Sue Naegle's departure as entertainment president

HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president.

Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming.

“Both Casey and Michael already have proven track records and have been pivotal in developing one of the strongest series slates in HBO history,” said Lombardo.  “They are recognized throughout the industry as two of the most talented entertainment executives and, equally important, valued within the company for their leadership and strategic vision.”

Bloys has been with HBO since 2004, and has overseen its comedy department since 2006. He’s supervised the development of “Girls,” “Veep,” “Eastbound and Down,” “Entourage” and other shows during his tenure.

Ellenberg came to HBO in 2011 from Scott Free Prods., where he worked on feature projecs. He also worked for Scott Rudin Prods.

Naegle, meanwhile, is in the midst of setting up her new shingle and is said to be looking to bring in at least one development exec to help shepherd projects.

More TV

  • 'Star Trek: Discovery': James Frain on

    'Star Trek: Discovery': James Frain on Sarek's 'Sophie's Choice'

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • Joe Lewis Amazon

    Joe Lewis Exits Amazon Studios; Sharon Tal Yguado Takes Over Scripted Series

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • Stranger Things Season 2

    Halloween Costume Ideas 2017

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • Kelly Clarkson

    TV News Roundup: Kelly Clarkson Joins Season 13 of 'The Voice' as Key Adviser

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • Stranger Things Season 2

    'Stranger Things' Season 2 Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • Before Bieber, 'Daydream Believer' Took the

    Before There Was Bieber, the Monkees' 'Daydream Believer' Took the Teen World by Storm

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

  • ABC Developing Middle Eastern Comedy From

    ABC Developing Middle Eastern Superhero Comedy From Bassem Youssef, Larry Wilmore

    HBO has promoted Casey Bloys and Michael Ellenberg to exec VP status, a move that comes on the heels of Sue Naegle’s departure as entertainment president. Bloys, who oversees comedy series, specials and talkshows, and Ellenberg, who spearheads drama, will now report directly to Michael Lombardo, prexy of original programming. “Both Casey and Michael already have […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content