- The Indian American joined the company in 2010 and rose through the ranks.
Warners Brothers Television has promoted longtime drama executive Parul Agrawal as senior vice president and head of drama development. She succeeds Leigh London Redman, “who left in July to become President of Berlanti Productions,” as reported in news media. Agrawal will report to Clancy Collins White, executive vice president and head of Development, the report said.
In her new role, the Indian American will spearhead the creation of WBTV drama series, limited series, and movies for Warner Bros. Discovery’s HBO Max, external streaming services, cable, and broadcast networks, and oversee the WBTV drama development team. Her promotion from VP drama development “was finalized before this week’s round of layoffs at Warner Bros. TV Group,” according to a Deadline report.
Agrawal joined WBTV in 2010 and rose through the ranks. Some of the series she worked on include HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” “the Gossip Girl reboot,” “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin,” and the upcoming “The Girls on the Bus” — all for HBO Max; “Bad Monkey” for Apple TV+, “Keep Breathing,” “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Maid” for Netflix,” All American, All American: Homecoming,” “Batwoman,” “Black Lightning,” “Gotham Knights,” “Kung Fu,” “Riverdale,” “Supergirl, Superman & Lois,” and “Roswell, New Mexico” for the CW, “Blindspot” and the upcoming “Found “for NBC, “Castle Rock” for Hulu, “God Friended Me” for CBS, and Fox’s “Prodigal Son.”
She started her TV career as the script coordinator on AMC’s “Mad Men.” She has a BA in Film & TV and a BA in Broadcast Journalism from NYU.