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East New York Adds Ed Redlich & Thom Sherman As EPs, Director Mo McRae As Supervising Producer

Emmy-winning writer-producer Ed Redlich (Unforgettable), former CBS Entertainment head of programming Thom Sherman, and NAACP Image Award–nominated filmmaker Mo McRae (A Lot Of Nothing) have joined the creative team of the freshman CBS drama series East New York, from Warner Bros. Television.

Ed Redlich becomes executive producer

TV veteran Redlich, who had been on the show as a consulting producer since after the pilot, is coming on board full-time as an executive producer, working alongside series co-creators, executive producers, and co-showrunners William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn.

Thom Sherman becomes executive producer

Sherman will serve as an executive producer as part of the overall deal with CBS Network and CBS Studios for his newly launched production company, Play Well Entertainment. This marks the first project under the expansive pact he segued to after stepping down as Senior Executive Vice President of Programming For CBS Entertainment in November. Sherman had been very closely associated with East New York in his previous role as CBS executive. He was very involved in the series’ development and its fall launch.

William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn become executive producer

Finkelstein and Flynn executive produce alongside Redlich, Sherman and Michael M. Robin, who also is a director of multiple episodes. 

Mo McRae becomes supervising producer and director

McRae, who started as an episodic director on East New York, will serve as supervising producer and a director on the series. Directing six episodes during the show’s first season. This marks his first series producing job.

The expansion of East New York‘s producing team follows the full-season order for the freshman series. It also comes after the exits last fall of series’ executive producers Christine and Mark Holder following an investigation by WBTV.

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Source: Deadline

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Chiara Lombatti
Chiara Lombatti
When Cristina Yang’s mankind hate, and Sherlock Holmes’ deductive skills meet Randall Pearson’s anxiety and Jamie Fraser’s multilingualism (featuring Claire Fraser’s curls and Kate Pearson’s voice). Translator and feature article with a great love for cinema, TV series and books.


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