Shanna Tyndell Nussbaum
Following stints at Imagine Television and CBS, Shanna Nussbaum cofounded Gaslight Pictures in 1997 and produced several successful projects, including the Emmy®-nominated Cheaters
for HBO and Living with the Dead
, CBS's highest-rated miniseries for the 2002-03 season, starring Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and Queen Latifah.
As one of television's youngest producers, she also produced an eclectic slate of projects for Gaslight, including Lifetime's Nightmare in Big Sky Country
and ABC's The Perfect Getaway
, and developed projects with Showtime, NBC and FOX, including Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner, Life on the Colorline
In 2000, Nussbaum joined Cosmic Entertainment, the production company of Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson. As head of television at Cosmic, she had the opportunity to work with A-list talent and award-winning writers. At the helm of the division, and as an executive producer of Cosmic's television projects, she produced high-profile movies, such as the Emmy® award-winning The Matthew Shepard Story
, starring Stockard Channing and Sam Waterston.
Nussbaum's current development is peppered with many impressive projects, such as Beyond the Sound of Music
, with the Rodger's & Hammerstein estate for ABC Wonderful World of Disney; The Cannabis Club
and The Rich Luttrell Story
for HBO; and John Patterson's Virgin
for The WB.
With her success in longform, she entered the television series arena, selling nine television series and producing a pilot over the last two seasons: Exes
, a half-hour series with Imagine Television for NBC; Soft Bullets
, a half-hour comedy at F/X; Basketball Lives
, a drama for F/X; Night Flight
, a drama with Paramount/UPN; The Hill
, a half-hour at Showtime; I Do, I Did, Now What
, a comedy for 20th Television/UPN; the drama Search 'N Rescue
for Lifetime; and Silence
, a one-hour drama for Sci-Fi/USA Studios.
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