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Advisory Board Chair
President, Original Programming
Christina Davis is a television and production executive with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. In September 2017, Davis launched television production company Maniac Productions with writer-producer Michael Seitzman, based at ABC Studios.
Prior to Maniac, Davis was Executive Vice President, Drama Series Development, CBS Entertainment, a role she held since July 2009. Davis had previously been Senior Vice President, Drama Series since July 2007 and Vice President, Drama Series from May 2005-July 2007. From 2002-2005, Davis was Director, Drama Series Development, CBS Entertainment. She started in the CBS drama series department in 1997 as assistant to then drama head Nina Tassler, rising through the ranks from supervisor (1999-2000), to manager (2000-2002) and director (2002-2005). Before joining CBS, Davis worked in drama series development at Warner Bros. Television (April 1996-August 1997).
Since joining CBS, Davis has been involved in the development of the CSI and NCIS franchises, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Elementary, Madam Secretary and Scorpion, and the summer event series Zoo.
Last fall, under Davis' auspices, CBS debuted the new dramas Bull, the number one new series, time period winning MacGyver and Pure Genius.
Davis is a graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. She sits on the Board of Directors for HRTS (Hollywood Radio and Television Society) and Girls Inc. Davis also serves on the Advisory Board of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers’ (NALIP) Diverse Women in Media Forum.
Speaking at: One Year Later