Muse Entertainment Announce L.A. Expansion & Hiring of New Executives
Muse Entertainment USA has hired Lydia Storie as the company's Vice President of Development, Meghan Mathes as Director of Development and upped Scott Clayton to Manager of Development. The new LA-based team is charged with growing Muse Entertainment's slate of scripted television programming, especially serialized drama, large-scale event miniseries and comedy, targeted for the U.S. The new hires come just ahead of TUT, the company's latest event limited series starring Ben Kingsley, premiering July 19 - 21, 2015 on SPIKE TV.
"Adding these two dynamic women to Muse Entertainment's team shows our determination to capitalize on the company's continued growth," says Joel Rice, president, Muse Entertainment USA.
"Great scripted television from conception to pitch to production is our goal and Lydia and Meghan bring Muse the talents to achieve them," says Michael Prupas, CEO of Muse Entertainment.
Storie was previously Director of Development for Endemol Studio's scripted pod Additional Dialogue, where she managed a diverse slate of cable development projects and specialized in securing book properties for the company's slate. Before that, she helped launch the scripted development division of Original Media under company founder Charles Corwin.
Mathes hails from Evolution Entertainment where she was Manager of Development. She set up multiple projects at cable networks under the company's first look deal with Lionsgate Television. Prior to starting this division, Mathes worked on the literary management side of Evolution.
Muse Entertainment has produced hundreds of hours of original television content. Recent credits include the award-winning miniseries The Kennedys(Reelz), The Pillars of the Earth (Starz), the sci-fi dramatic series Being Human (Syfy), and the comedic drama series Signed, Sealed, Delivered(Hallmark), created by Martha Williamson (Moonwater Productions).
Muse is currently in development on miniseries After Camelot for Reelz, which will again star Katie Holmes in the role of Jackie Kennedy as well as the series, Boys of '67, in conjunction with A&E studios and Head First Productions for the History Channel with Jim Head and screenwriter Jeb Stuart.