SESSION: Take It From The Top: 10 Questions For The Cable Bosses
David Nevins, President of Entertainment of Showtime Networks Inc. is responsible for all aspects of programming for all of SNI’s channels. The first project greenlit by Nevins at the network, HOMELAND was the recipient of Golden Globe® and Emmy® Awards, as well as a Peabody Award. Under his tenure, SHOWTIME has launched eight consecutive hit series – all which rank among the network’s top-rated shows.
Prior to joining Showtime, Nevins was an Emmy Award-winning producer and veteran network and studio programming executive. He served as President of Imagine Television from 2002 until 2010, where he oversaw development, production and acted as executive producer on all Imagine Television shows. Under his leadership, Imagine produced the Emmy-winning series Arrested Development and 24. He also developed and executive produced Lie to Me, Parenthood, SHARK, and Friday Night Lights, which received honors from the AFI and the prestigious Peabody Award. Nevins was nominated for an Emmy as an executive producer for Friday Night Lights. Prior to Imagine, Nevins served as EVP, Programming at Fox, where he oversaw all development and current programming for both comedy and drama series, and was also responsible for the development of the award-winning drama 24, and The Bernie Mac Show, Andy Richter Controls the Universe and Boston Public.
Previously, Nevins served as Senior Vice President, Primetime Series at NBC, where he was responsible for the development and creative supervision of renowned series as ER, The West Wing, Will & Grace, Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: SVU.