(August 7, 2001 – Burbank, CA) - Abram Hatch has been promoted to Manager, Comedy and Drama Development and Wendy Steinhoff joins the department as Manager, Comedy Development, it was announced today by Steve Pearlman, Executive Vice President, Development, Warner Bros. Television. “Abram and Wendy are talented executives with great instincts and strong relationships in the creative community,” said Pearlman. “We are delighted to have them on our development team.” Having served as Manager, Drama Development for the past year, Hatch worked on the “Smallville,” “Thieves” and “Citizen Baines” pilots. His duties will now include Comedy Development. Hatch began his career as an assistant in the Development dept. at Warner Bros. in 1998. Steinhoff recently joined Warner Bros. Television from CBS Productions, where she served as Manager of Drama Series. In her position, she was the studio current programming executive for “Family Law,” “Touched By An Angel” and “Walker, Texas Ranger,” and also worked on developing in-house dramas for CBS. Hatch reports to Len Goldstein, Senior Vice President, Drama Development and Lowell Mate, Senior Vice President, Comedy Development. Steinhoff reports to Mate.
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