Executive Vice President
U.S. Comedy Development
Glenn Adilman is executive vice president, U.S. comedy development for Sony Pictures Television (SPT). In this role, Adilman oversees the development of scripted programming in the comedy area, working with writers and producers on projects for both broadcast and cable.
Adilman is credited with the development of the studio's current comedy series, The Goldbergs and Dr. Ken for ABC. A few of his previous successes include, Happy Endings for ABC, Rules of Engagement for CBS, and Community for NBC and Yahoo Screen.
Most recently, Adilman served as senior vice president, comedy development. From 2004-2006, Adilman acted as vice president, network development for SPT. Prior to joining the company, he was senior vice president of programming at ABC Entertainment, where he oversaw all current scripted comedy and drama series for the network, including Alias, 8 Simple Rules, According to Jim, Less Than Perfect, and George Lopez, among others. Previously, Adilman served as vice president, comedy series for ABC, and prior to that, as manager, then director, then vice president, series development for CBS Productions. During his tenure at CBS, he was involved in the development and current programming of Caroline in the City, Touched By An Angel, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Walker, Texas Ranger. Adilman began his professional career as an account executive at the Leo Burnett USA advertising agency in Chicago. He moved to Los Angeles in 1988 and worked for two years as a story editor at Silver Pictures, producer Joel Silver's Warner Bros. - based motion picture and television production company.