20th Century Television

Ty Burrell signs first-look deal with 20th Century TV; launches prodco

American actor Ty Burrell has signed a two-year first-look deal with Disney-owned 20th Century Television through his newly launched Desert Whale Productions. The star of Disney network ABC’s recently concluded sitcom Modern Family, Burrell has brought in Erica Schechter as director of development at his new venture. The new company already has its first sale […]

Disney replaces ABC Studios boss Patrick Moran with Jonnie Davis

Disney has replaced the president of its ABC Studios operation and revamped the senior team at 20th Century Television as part of the latest raft of changes following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets earlier this year. ABC Studios president Patrick Moran and the division’s exec VP of business operations Howard Davine are both […]