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Exec VP Lee Hollin signs new multi-year deal at Lionsgate

Lionsgate Television Group (LTG) in the US has announced that Lee Hollin has signed a new multi-year deal as exec VP of television and head of current programming.

Lee Hollin

The veteran executive will continue to oversee a slate of around 20 scripted series for streaming, cable and broadcast networks.

Hollin reports to Kevin Beggs, chair and chief creative officer at LTG.

Lionsgate recently secured renewals for three series, with CBS picking up comedy Ghosts for season four, cablenet Starz renewing Power Book III: Raising Kanan for season five, and broadcaster ABC ordering The Rookie season seven.

LTG says that Hollin played a key role in all three renewals, giving the studio a total of 13 scripted series renewed for three seasons or longer during his tenure.

He leads the team that manages programming such as Mythic Quest and Acapulco for Apple TV+, Extended Family for NBC, and Yellowjackets for Showtime.

Hollin joined Lionsgate in 2018 after serving as VP of current programming at CBS, and director of drama development at CBS Studios.

At CBS, Hollin oversaw shows including Madam Secretary, Jane the Virgin, and Criminal Minds.

Prior to that, he served as manager of drama development at Fox Broadcasting Company, where he worked on Glee and Prison Break.

Kevin Beggs said: “Lee has been a driving force in the success of our television group, parlaying his strong relationships and industry expertise into keeping an extraordinary number of shows on the air as long-running hit series.

“Lee is a great partner, a talented executive and a respected leader who will continue to be an important part of moving our television group forward.”

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