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Apple signs former Starz, HBO exec to produce content for Apple TV+

Carmi Zlotnick, who just resigned as president of Programming at Starz, has signed an exclusive producer deal with Apple, reports Deadline. Zlotnick’s deal with the tech giant will begin next month, as he transitions from his post at the Lionsgate-owned network, to develop content for the Apple TV+ streaming service.

Since joining Starz in 2010, Zlotnik oversaw the development and production of such series as Power, Outlander, American Gods, Vida, The Girlfriend Experience, The White Queen limited series franchise, Black Sails, Magic City and Spartacus as well as upcoming High Town, and the Power spinoffs including Power, Book II: Ghost.

Before his stint at Starz, Zlotnick served as head of operations for Global Media at IMG; before that, he was head of Original Programming at HBO. During his time at HBO, Zlotnik supervised production for numerous shows including Band of Brothers, The Sopranos, The Wire, Sex and the City, Six Feet Under, From the Earth to the Moon, The Corner, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Larry Sanders Show. He also headed production for HBO Independent Productions and supervised shows including Everybody Loves Raymond, Martin, The Ben Stiller Show, and Roc.

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