20th TV Head of Drama Development Michelle Mendelovitz Exits Studio

20th TV Head of Drama Development Michelle Mendelovitz Exits Studio
20th Television’s head of drama development, Michelle Mendelovitz, is stepping down from her role at the studio, Variety has learned.

News of her departure comes a little less than two years after Mendelovitz first joined 20th TV. She joined the studio from the streaming division of Apple, where she worked as a creative executive. She will remain in her current role until the end of January. No new head of drama development has yet been named.

During her time with 20th, Mendelovitz oversaw greenlights for series such as “Washington Black” starring Sterling K. Brown and the Mike Tyson biographical series “Tyson” (fka “Iron Mike”) at Hulu as well as the “Spiderwick Chronicles” series at Disney Plus.

She also helped secure overall deals with creators like Lana Cho, Jac Schaffer, and Linda Yvette Chavez. Mendelovitz was also involved in bringing Ron Moore to the Disney fold. Moore has already set
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