Lionsgate Ties Up with Divorce Showrunner Jenny Bicks


Lionsgate has inked an overall TV deal with writer-producer Jenny Bicks, whose credits include Sex and the City and The Big C, to develop and produce original series.

Bicks is currently shepherding the HBO series Divorce. Other credits include creating the ABC series Men in Trees, producing and writing Dawson’s Creek and films like The Greatest Showman and Rio 2, serving as a writer for both films.

“Jenny has helmed some of the most iconic television series and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome her to our creative team,” said Lionsgate’s executive VP and head of worldwide scripted television, Chris Selak. “She’s an incredibly talented multi-hyphenate, and we look forward to working with her on premium, breakthrough original programming for our television slate.”

“I’m thrilled to join Kevin, Sandra, Chris and the rest of the Lionsgate family through this new partnership,” said Bicks. “I’ve always enjoyed Lionsgate’s cutting-edge programming. They’re not afraid to support a creator’s unique vision and I’m excited to add my voice to their chorus.”