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[06/27/07 - 01:39 PM]
Suzanne Patmore-Gibbs Promoted to Executive Vice President, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment
Ms. Patmore-Gibbs has served as senior vice president, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment, since June 2004.

[via press release from ABC]

SUZANNE PATMORE-GIBBS PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, DRAMA DEVELOPMENT, ABC ENTERTAINMENT

Suzanne Patmore-Gibbs has been promoted to executive vice president, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment, it was announced today by Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment, to whom she reports.

Ms. Patmore-Gibbs has served as senior vice president, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment, since June 2004. In her position she oversees the day-to-day operations of ABC's primetime drama development department. During Ms. Patmore-Gibbs' tenure, ABC developed and shepherded the hit series "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Lost," as well as this season's highest rated new 10:00 p.m. drama, "Brothers & Sisters," and the Golden Globe Award-winning "Ugly Betty." Current drama projects in the works for ABC's 2007-08 fall season include the romantic whodunit "Pushing Daisies," created by Bryan Fuller an directed by Barry Sonnenfeld; the "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off, "Private Practice," penned by Shonda Rhimes; the salacious soap "Dirty Sexy Money," with Peter Krause, Donald Sutherland and Jill Clayburgh; and "Women's Murder Club," based on the James Patterson books and starring Angie Harmon.

"Suzanne's passion and creative skills have led to the creation of an awesome slate of dramas," said Mr. McPherson. "She is a one-of-a-kind talent, and I'm so fortunate to have her on our team."

Previously Ms. Patmore-Gibbs was senior vice president, Drama Series, for Touchstone Television, a position she had held since December of 2002. She began her career at Touchstone as vice president, Drama Series, in December 2000. During her tenure with the studio, she oversaw the initial development of breakout phenomena "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Lost" for ABC.

Prior to Touchstone, Ms. Patmore-Gibbs was a senior executive at Mutual Film Company ("Saving Private Ryan"), a Paramount Studios-based production entity founded by Mark Gordon. At Mutual she supervised the development of a variety of feature film and cable projects, including Miramax's "The Hoax," written by Bill Wheeler and starring Richard Gere, and "And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself," featuring Antonio Banderas and written by Larry Gelbart for HBO.

Before joining Mutual, Ms. Patmore-Gibbs served as senior vice president of Development at Bedford Falls, the production company founded by award-winning director/writer/producers Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz ("Traffic," "Courage Under Fire," "Legends of the Fall," "Once and Again" and "thirtysomething").

After graduating from Pomona College with a BA in English literature, Ms. Patmore-Gibbs began her film career at Sean Daniel's Alphaville Productions, then segued to Chuck Gordon's Universal Studios-based Daybreak Productions ("Field of Dreams," "October Sky") as vice president of Development.

Born in Chicago and raised in Seattle, Ms. Patmore-Gibbs currently resides in Los Angeles.





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· AND STARRING PANCHO VILLA AS HIMSELF (HBO)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· DIRTY SEXY MONEY (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· ONCE & AGAIN (ABC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· PUSHING DAISIES (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB (ABC)





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