Robin Gurney serves as Senior Vice President, Original Programming for Showtime Networks, Inc. Gurney’s responsibilities include development and creative oversight of SHOWTIME original series, including Twin Peaks, I’m Dying Up Here and Guerrilla and the network’s upcoming series The Chi and Patrick Melrose.
Prior to joining SHOWTIME, Gurney was Senior Executive Vice President of development and production for Imagine Television. During her seven-year tenure at Imagine, Gurney worked on the development and on-going creative supervision of such acclaimed series as Friday Night Lights, Shark, Lie To Me, Friends With Benefits, and How To Live With Your Parents For The Rest Of Your Life.
Previously, Gurney served as Senior Vice President of development at Berlanti-Liddell, the Warner Bros. based production company headed by producers Greg Berlanti and Mickey Liddell, where she oversaw development on the drama series Jack & Bobby, among other projects. Before that she was Senior Vice President of development for Francis Ford Coppola’s production company American Zoetrope based at Sony, where she developed series including 4400 and Platinum. Gurney headed drama development at UPN in 2000, and also worked in production for Paramount Network Television and CBS. Creating digital content and producing theater preceded her work in television.
Gurney is based in Showtime Networks' West Coast headquarters.