network Senior Vice President Original Programming
Eric Schrier at Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Nonfiction section meeting.
FX is one of our favorite networks, they take calculated risks
that other cable networks won't or can't tackle. Network president
John Landgraf has given Eric a lot of latitude in deciding
what to greenlight to pilot from pitch. Rescue
and more all take creative chances that strive to find a new
way to tell enduring stories.
Bob spent a year as an executive story consultant (aka "script
weasel") at a top literary agency, he appreciates how
much material Eric has to consider, ever mindful that the
next great show may come from a direction not even suspected.