(October 11, 2007 - Burbank, CA.) – Clancy Collins White has been named Vice President, Drama Development, at Warner Bros. Television, it was announced today by Len Goldstein, Executive Vice President, Development, Warner Bros. Television (WBTV). She will report to Susan Rovner, WBTV’s Senior Vice President, Drama Development. Collins White previously shepherded a number of the Studio’s key drama series while serving as Vice President, Current Programming, WBTV, since 2004, and she will now be charged with helping to create them. In her new position, Collins White will spearhead the development of one-hour drama series for the primetime network marketplace, working closely with WBTV-based writer-producers, as well as identifying new talent and creative material for the Studio. “Clancy has done an outstanding job for us in current programming, guiding some of our highest-profile series,” said Rovner, “and we look forward to benefiting from her creative instincts and ideas at the incubation stage.” During her three years as WBTV’s Vice President, Current Programs, Collins White had creative oversight of a number of one-hour dramatic and half-hour comedy series, including the Jerry Bruckheimer Television programs “Without a Trace” (currently in its sixth season), “Cold Case” (currently in its fifth season on CBS and which launched into off-network syndication in September), “Close to Home,” “E-Ring” and “Modern Men,” as well as “The Nine” (from “Without a Trace” creator Hank Steinberg) and “Eyes,” starring Tim Daly. Before joining WBTV, Collins White served as Senior Vice President, Creative Affairs, MGM Worldwide Television Group, for almost five years, where she was charged with developing and overseeing production on scripted and unscripted programming for broadcast network, cable and first-run syndication. While at MGM, she developed the critically acclaimed cable series “Dead Like Me” and “Stargate: Atlantis,” among many others. Prior to MGM, Collins White was Vice President, Development, Paramount Domestic Television, for three years. At Paramount, she developed the daytime talk/variety strip “The Howie Mandel Show,” and also developed and served as current programming executive on “Wild Things,” a weekly first-run syndicated magazine program. She joined Paramount from New World Television, where she served as Executive Director, Development, First-Run Syndication and Cable, after development stints at Four Point Entertainment, Wilshire Court Productions and Katz/Rush Entertainment. Collins White graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor of arts in communications, and she also studied abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris and at the University of Oxford in England.
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