Disney’s 20th Television has extended its overall deal with Liz Heldens, who is the co-developer and executive producer of new drama series, “Will Trent”, which is premiering on ABC today and it will be released on Hulu tomorrow.
As part of this overall deal, Liz Heldens will create, develop, write and produce new series for all platforms across linear and streaming services.
Liz Heldens started her career at 20th Television and has worked on a number of projects including “Damaged Goods”, “Boston Public”, “North Shore” and “Pepper Dennis”. She has had a overall deal with 20th Television since 2016 and has also worked as a executive producer and show runner on “The Big Leap” and “The Passage”, plus an executive producer on “The Orville” and “The Dropout”.
“I’m really excited to continue at my home studio with Karey Burke, Carolyn Cassidy, Jenna Riley, and the whole team at 20th Television, who are such supportive, collaborative creative partners. I will always be grateful to Dana Walden for giving me my first job in television and look forward to making more shows with the studio.”
Karey Burke, President of 20th Television added:
“Liz has brought truly inspired series and characters to life over the course of her two-decade journey with our studio. She’s the whole package — an incredible storyteller, has strong vision, and is just fantastic, funny and an amazing partner. We are so pleased that Liz will remain within our studio family, and we can’t wait to share her brilliant crime series, Will Trent with viewers, which launches on ABC this week.”
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