Fox Signs ‘Burning Love’ Duo to Digital Development Deal

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Jonathan Stern, Keith Quinn join roster of producers charged with incubating TV series on digital platforms

Fox Broadcasting Co. is adding to its lineup of producers charged with creating the next generation of TV series for 21st Century Fox-owned networks via digital platforms.

Jonathan Stern and Keith Quinn, who count the Yahoo comedy series “Burning Love” among the programs they’ve migrated to TV (on E!), join a roster that already includes Andy Samberg comedy troupe Lonely Island, drama production hub Wigs and animation factory ADHD.

In addition to their own first-look deal for digital comedy series, they will also produce select projects that come from the Fox-Lonely Island deal, which was announced in January.

In addition to “Love,” Stern and Quinn have a track record when it comes to incubating programming online. Through his shingle, Abominable Pictures, Stern has executive produced series that graduated from the Web to Adult Swim including “Children’s Hospital” and “NTSF:SD:SUV::.” Quinn worked previously at Paramount Digital Entertainment, where he shepherded “Love” in addition to other projects including “Jackass 3.5.”

“Jon and Keith have a proven track record of making outrageous digital comedy series that have graduated to successful on-air shows,” said Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, senior VPof multiplatform programming for Fox. “Their sensibility, expertise and ingenuity are perfectly suited to FOX, as we continue pioneering in this realm.”

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