HBO Promotes Amy Gravitt and Nina Rosenstein to EVPs of Programming

Gravitt will oversee comedy development and production; Rosenstein will handle talk shows, news and specials

HBO has promoted Amy Gravitt and Nina Rosenstein to executive vice president, Programming.

Gravitt will oversee the development and production of all comedy series, and Rosenstein will handle all talk shows, news programs and specials for the network.

“Both Amy and Nina are talented leaders with sharp, creative instincts and an ear for unique voices,” said Casey Bloys, president, HBO Series, Late Night and Specials. “All one needs to do is look at the programs they have developed for the network to see the significant impact they have had on HBO as a whole.”

Both Gravitt and Rosenstein directly report to Bloys.

Gravitt was formerly senior vice president, HBO Programming. In that role, she was responsible for developing and overseeing the production of original comedy series including “Veep,” “Silicon Valley” and “Eastbound & Down” as well as the upcoming “Divorce,” with Sarah Jessica Parker, “Vice Principals,” with Danny McBride and “Insecure,” with Issa Rae.

She’s been with HBO since 2004, when she began as an executive assistant in the comedy department. Prior to that, Gravitt spent several years in the U.S. Navy, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. She began her career in entertainment at Section 8, George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh‘s production company.

Most recently, Rosenstein served as senior vice president, HBO Programming, responsible for the current award-winning series “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” as well as “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Vice.” Her upcoming projects include the Vice daily news show “Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons,” scripted series “High Maintenance” and forthcoming content from Jon Stewart.

During her tenure, Rosenstein has overseen numerous specials of note, most recently Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” “J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming,” “The Concert for Valor,” “Beyoncé Jay Z On the Run,” “Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo,” “Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store” and “Ferrell Takes the Field.”

Rosenstein joined HBO in 1992 as director, Downtown Productions.

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