Reporting to Cassidy, Sharpless and Sicherman will oversee Disney TV Studios unit’s slate of live-action series for all networks, cable and streaming services. Sharpless will manage the studio’s drama series; Sicherman will be in charge of comedies.
“I feel very fortunate to hand over the current programming team to Dana and Steve, who have been tremendous contributors to the success of 20th,” Cassidy said. “They are smart, strategic and beloved by all producers, writers and directors they work with as well as everyone inside our company.”
Sicherman started at 20th TV as Director of Comedy followed by stints as VP of Current and Drama Development. He has worked on such series as This Is Us,