Apple is continuing its push into original TV programming, announcing today that it has hired two senior television executives from Sony Pictures Television into new positions that will oversee all aspects the company’s video programming efforts. The two new execs, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg have both served as presidents at Sony Pictures Television since 2005 and have been responsible for a number of hits such as Breaking Bad, Better Caul Saul, The Crown, Damages, The Goldbergs, Justified, Preacher, Rescue Me, The Shield, and Sneaky Pete, among many others. The pair will lead video programming worldwide, and report to Apple’s Senior Vice-President of Software and Services, Eddy Cue.
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