Grant Gish has been named vice president, animation, of Twentieth Century Television, the studio announced on Monday.
Gish, whose promotion is effective immediately, will now report to president of creative affairs Jonnie Davis.
“Grant is a bright, talented executive who has been managing our hugely important animation development efforts, and this promotion recognizes the great work he’s been doing as we look to find that next big cartoon hit,” said Davis in a statement. “He’s been laser-focused on identifying new and untapped talent, while at the same time building meaningful relationships with our established producers. I’m happy to announce his elevation to Vice President.”
Gish previously served as director of animation development for the studio.
Since joining Twentieth Century Fox Television, Gish helped shepherd the development of “Bob’s Burgers” and the upcoming “Bordertown,” from Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane. He also runs point on MacFarlane’s current hit “American Dad.”