Jonathan Lisco Signs Overall Deal with AMC

Producer will showrun recently-ordered 'Halt & Catch Fire'

“Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC.

Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series.

“We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan and excited to have him create here at AMC, starting with showrunning ‘Halt & Catch Fire,’” said Susie Fitzgerald, AMC’s senior veep of scripted development. “He has a unique perspective on characters that is really in line with ours – they are deep, layered and do very unexpected things.”

Along with exec producing “Southland,” Lisco was the creator and exec producer of John Wells pilot “Animal Kingdom.” Under a past overall at 20th Century Fox TV, Lisco created Fox pilot “Damages” and series “K-Ville.”

He is repped by UTA and attorney Ken Richman.

More TV

  • The Blacklist 100th Episode

    'The Blacklist' Team on the 100th Episode: A Heist and a Walk Down Memory Lane

    “Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC. Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series. “We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan […]

  • Rupert Friend Death of Stalin

    'Homeland' Alum Rupert Friend Joins CBS All Access Drama 'Strange Angel'

    “Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC. Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series. “We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan […]

  • Katie Couric Olympics

    Katie Couric to Co-Host NBC's Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

    “Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC. Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series. “We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan […]

  • Kristen Wiig Where'd You Go Bernadette

    Kristen Wiig to Star in Reese Witherspoon-Produced Comedy Series for Apple

    “Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC. Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series. “We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan […]

  • 'Wolf Hall' Team Reunites for Cyber

    'Wolf Hall' Team Reunites for Cyber Warfare Series 'The Undeclared War'

    “Southland” alum Jonathan Lisco has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC. Under the pact, Lisco will showrun AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire,” which the cabler ordered to series last week. He will also develop original projects for the net, and supervise and showrun other series. “We are thrilled to be in business with Jonathan […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content