NEW YORK, NY – June 24, 2014 – SundanceTV has promoted Jordan Helman to vice president, development and current programming. Based in Los Angeles, Helman reports to Nena Rodrigue, SundanceTV head of original programming.
Helman joined the network in 2012 as a director of development in the scripted programming department and was the first LA based creative hire when the network launched its scripted initiative. He was a key member of the team responsible for developing returning series, “Rectify,” “The Red Road,” and upcoming original mini-series, ”The Honorable Woman.”
Rodrigue stated: “We are thrilled to elevate Jordan with this well-deserved promotion. His instincts and aptitude for sourcing and nurturing material continues to be invaluable as SundanceTV expands within the scripted arena.”
Prior to SundanceTV, Helman was a producer and development executive at Landscape Entertainment, where he developed and sold cable series to networks through a first-look deal with FremantleMedia North America. Jordan began his career in the mailroom of Endeavor, where he was promoted within the agency’s Longform Department. He is a graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.
The second season of “Rectify” is currently airing on Thursdays at 9PM. The highly anticipated mini-series “The Honorable Woman” will premiere on July 31st at 10PM.
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