Hulu Hires Craig Erwich as Head of Content31 Mar, 2014
Former Warner and Fox executive helped create “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Voice,” “The Bachelorette,” “House,” “Prison Break” and “24”
Hulu has hired Craig Erwich to the position of SVP, head of content, effective April 7, according to CEO Mike Hopkins, whose disclosed the hire in a blog post.
Erwich most recently spent seven years at Warner Horizon Television, a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, where he oversaw development, production and business operations. Prior to joining Warner, Erwich was at Fox Broadcasting Co. for 12 years, where he was instrumental in creating series such as “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Voice,” “Prison Break,” “House” and “24.”
“[Craig] has impressed me and others who’ve met him with his collaborative approach, humility and tenacity to do what he believes. And not only is he excited about the work itself … [but also] ditching an office for Hulu’s open work spaces,” Hopkins said.
Hulu, which is co-owned by The Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast, streams content from 514 partners, including more than 89,000 TV episodes, 3,040 TV series, and over 70,400 hours of video on Hulu and Hulu Plus, the subscription streaming service. Hulu Plus ended 2013 with 5 million subscribers.