Warner Horizon Ups Leigh London Redman to Lead Scripted Programming

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Warner Horizon Ups Leigh London Redman to Lead Scripted Programming, Promotes 2 Others

Kevin Fortson and Matt Matzkin get new roles as head of production and business affairs, respectively

Warner Horizon Scripted Television has promoted Leigh London Redman to executive vice president of scripted programming, in addition to promoting two other executives in production and business affairs.

In her new role, Redman will spearhead day-to-day creative affairs activities related to all original scripted programming produced by the studio. Warner Horizon is the division of Warner Bros. TV that focuses on on-demand/streaming and basic cable platforms.

Kevin E. Fortson and Matt Matzkin were promoted to newly created roles as executive vice presidents in production (Fortson) and business affairs (Matzkin) for both Warner Horizon Scripted Television as well as Warner Horizon Unscripted Television.

“As we enter into a time of great opportunity in the entertainment industry, with the demand for compelling, breakthrough content at an all-time high, we are incredibly fortunate to have such supremely talented and highly respected executives like Leigh, Kevin and Matt leading the team at Warner Horizon Scripted Television,” Warner Bros. Television and Warner Horizon Scripted Television presidents Susan Rovner and Brett Paul, said. “Leigh’s impeccable taste in material and ability to collaborate with our artists has greatly expanded our possibilities for success, allowing WHSTV to expand its footprint and seamlessly transition into the multiplatform digital future.

“Kevin and Matt are also continually innovating, with Kevin finding ways to maximize production resources in an environment that demands nothing less than the highest on-screen production values. Matt combines creativity with tenacity and the desire to make the best deals possible for the company, with a sense of fairness and respect in an ultra-competitive marketplace. These promotions are truly and richly deserved,” they continued.

London Redman, Fortson and Matzkin report to Rovner and Paul. On unscripted matters, Fortson and Matzkin report to Mike Darnell, president, Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television.

Tim Baysinger