Pitch Kerry Saxena (Sunday, December 9th 2018)

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Pitch Kerry Saxena

Kerry Specializes in Drama, Comedy and Reality/Unscripted TV Series and Short-form Series; also interested in Novel adaptions for TV.



Kerry Saxena is in Content Development for A+E Networks, the joint venture between Hearst Communications and Disney-ABC that includes A&E, History, Lifetime, Viceland, FYI, and Crime+Investigation.

  • A&E series include the scripted dramas "Bates Motel", "Longmire", "Damien", "Roots" and "The Returned", and the unscripted series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath", "Wahlburgers", "Mountain Men", and "The Killing Season
  • History channel airs competition shows like "Forged In Fire", and "Top Shot", scripted programs including "Six", "Project Blue Book", and "Vikings", and unscripted series like "Ax Men", "The Men Who Built America", and "Ice Road Truckers"
  • Viceland is know for character-driven docu-series and millennial content, like "Gaycation" and "Hamilton's Pharmacopeia"
  • FYI is a lifestyle network with a mix of culinary, home renovation and makeover series including "Love at First Bite" and "Tiny House Nation"


Kerry got his start working at The Gersh Agency in the TV Literary Department before assisting the CFO/COO of the entire agency. He then moved to Content Development at FOX Digital, which produced acclaimed series including ABC's Boondoggle starring Ty Burrells of "Modern Family" fame, and Small Shots, Bad Samaritans, The Ropes, Suit Up, and Let's Big Happy.; and films including Netflix's Parallels, Mono, Floor 9.5 starring Georgina Campbell, How To Be a Man starring Liam Aiken, Normal Doors starring Emily Bett Rickards & Milana Vayntrub, Tenured starring Kate Flannery of "The Office" fame. Kerry focused on Comedies at FOX and continues to bring his eye for comedy and comedy connections to his work at A+E.


A+E Network shows include:

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