NBC’s J.J. Jamieson is ankling his post as director of miniseries and motion pictures for television to become president of Avenue Pictures Television.
Avenue, which has been active on the cable and network fronts in telefilms, is looking to bolster its presence in series TV. Jamieson will report to Cary Brokaw, president and CEO of Avenue Entertainment. Jamieson also will work with Avenue’s Wombat Division, which creates programming for PBS and cable webs A&E and Lifetime.
Avenue Pictures’ telefilms include “Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight,” which starred Diane Keaton for TNT. The company also produced “Two Mothers for Zachary” for ABC and “The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery” for CBS.
At NBC, Jamieson was involved in such Peacock telefilms and miniseries as “The Judds,” “The Lottery,” “She Cried No” and “Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald.”