As Senior Vice President of Originals, Craig Erwich leads original series development & strategy for Hulu. Erwich has overseen the straight-to-series orders for Hulu’s premium slate of originals including the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning The Handmaid’s Tale, the first-ever series on a streaming service to take home both awards in the drama series category; as well as Catch-22, a six-part limited series event from George Clooney, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content based on one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century; and, most recently, Little Fires Everywhere, the highly-anticipated limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller.
Since joining in April 2014, Erwich has built up Hulu’s award-winning slate of original programming to include Emmy nominated limited series, The Looming Tower, a 10-episode, hour-long drama series based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning expose from Academy Award-nominated Writer Dan Futterman and Academy award and Emmy award winning Director Alex Gibney; Marvel’s Runaways, Hulu’s first series from the Marvel Universe adapted from the Marvel comic book by Brian K. Vaughan and executive produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage; event series Castle Rock and 11.22.63, both from Stephen King and J.J. Abrams; Future Man, a comedy series starring Josh Hutcherson from executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg; Casual, Hulu’s first Golden Globe-nominated comedy series hailing from Oscar®-nominated Director Jason Reitman; topical comedy series I Love You, America from Sarah Silverman; Difficult People, a critically acclaimed comedy series produced by Amy Poehler with stars Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner; and the critically acclaimed series, The Mindy Project.
With over 20 years of experience in television development, Erwich previously served as the EVP of Warner Horizon Television (WHTV), a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, where he oversaw development, production and business operations. Before joining WHTV, Erwich served as EVP of Programming at FOX Broadcasting Company for 12 years where he was instrumental in the development of hit series such as 24, House, Prison Break and The O.C.