Apple Worldwide Video Hired Dana Tuinier as its Creative Executive to Work on their new 'Hello Sunshine' Comedy & more
Apple Worldwide Video now has a comedy division and Dana Tuinier will be its creative executive reporting to head of development Matt Cherniss. Tuinier is expected to work on Apple's recently picked up half-hour comedy series, executive produced by and starring Kristen Wiig and produced by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine, along with developing and overseeing new comedy projects.
Deadline reports that "Tuinier comes to Apple from Viacom where she served as VP, Development and Original Programming for TV Land and subsequently Paramount Network and TV Land after the two networks' executive teams were merged.
During her 3.5-year stint she oversaw TV Land's hit comedies Younger and Teachers. Additionally, she shepherded the development of a First Wives Club TV series adaptation, which originated at TV Land before migrating to Paramount Network where it continues to be in the works." More
Keeping Track of Apple's Worldwide Video News
The activity of Apple's Worldwide Video project began to get some traction back in December 2017 and it has since picked up steam in 2018. Below is an ongoing list of content deals and personnel additions that have been made to date.
Jan. 27, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Hired Dana Tuinier as its Creative Executive to Work on their new 'Hello Sunshine' Comedy & more
Jan 25, 2018: Apple Scoops up the Rights for a TV Project from Damien Chazelle, Oscar Winning Writer/Director of La La Land
Jan. 17, 2018: Apple and Google in Bidding War for new J.J. Abrams TV Series about a Monstrous Oppressive Force
Jan. 13, 2018: Apple Hires Two Experienced Entertainment Industry Veterans to Bolster the Organizational side of Apple Worldwide Video
Jan. 11, 2018: Apple has Picked Up their Third Content Series in the Last Week
Jan. 05, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Gives the Green Light to a new 10 Part Docuseries called 'Home'
Jan. 04, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Lands First Development Project for a Crime Story Starring Octavia Spencer
Dec. 06 2017: Apple Worldwide Video Hires Michelle Lee who was behind a Number of Shows on NBC, Hulu and CBS
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