EXCLUSIVE:David E. Kelley Productions tapped Checka Propper (previously VP of Television at Hynotic) as its EVP for All Media.
Propper’s hire is the latest amid the company’s expansion, following the announcement of Matthew Tinker as President earlier this month.
Propper will be responsible for sourcing and developing television and film productions, and covering current programming. Propper will play an important role in staffing and supervising series development, as there are many programs returning to the screen or getting ready to.
Kelley stated: “With her discerning eye for IP and wealth of knowledge across the entire industry, Checka is an incredible asset. We’re thrilled to welcome her to the company and can’t wait to see where she takes us.”
Propper created the series while at Hypnotic. ImpulseYouTube Premium and the new Netflix series Graymail.She also developed and packaged multiple projects that covered shows like Suits (USA), Pearson (USA), Nightflyers (Syfy). Propper began her executive career at Fox before Hypnotic.
David E. Kelley Productions has several programs airing in 2022, including Season 2 of ABC’s hit Big Sky and Netflix’s upcomingAnatomy and Mechanism of a Scandal. The company is also currently filming Love & DeathHBO Max’s Elizabeth Olsen will star in the movie, which will premiere in this year’s premiere. There are also series orders in the pipeline FuTo: A Man in FuToNetflix offers the following:The MissingPeacock is all set to start production this spring.
“David E. Kelley’s work continues to inspire and thrill audiences, and I feel privileged to be working with David, Matt, and the rest of the DEK Productions family,”Propper was added “As we continue to build the company, I’m excited to explore different genres of storytelling while championing new voices and perspectives.”