The pact comes less then a week after the official close of the Disney-Fox deal, which made 20th TV and Freeform corporate siblings in a new TV group overseen by Dana Walden.
Under the overall deal, King will develop, write, produce and direct projects for network, cable and streaming platforms through her production company, Long Lake Media. Joining King at 20th TV will be Long Lake Media’s Evp of Development Lauren Wagner.
At 20th TV, King will work with President of Creative Affairs Jonnie Davis and Evp of Development, Comedy and Drama, Terence Carter.
“Terence and I were obsessed with bringing Marlene to 20th because she’s such a special talent– her voice is so