Co-Head of Drama, HBO Programming

Friday Keynote Luncheon - Friday, June 23rd - The Ray Dolby Ballroom Salon 1+2

David Levine is Co-Head of Drama, HBO Programming, for Home Box Office, responsible for overseeing the development and production of original drama series.   He was named into this position June of 2016. He was previously titled Senior Vice President of Drama.

He currently oversees JJ Abrams'/Jonah Nolan’s Westworld, Emmy®-winning True Detective, Cinemax’s Peabody Award®-winning The Knick, and has historically overseen Emmy® and Golden Globe®-award winning Game of Thrones and True Blood.  He is currently working on a number of new projects including Alan Ball’s new series Here, Now and Gillian Flynn/Marti Noxon’s Sharp Objects.

Levine came to HBO as a consultant in 2009, and was named director, HBO Entertainment (now HBO Programming), that same year. In 2011, he was promoted to vice president, HBO Entertainment.Before HBO, he was vice president of Development and Production, at Mandalay Entertainment, and served as a producer at Fuse Entertainment where he developed and co-produced the pilot for USA’s smash hit Burn Notice.

He previously had stints as an executive in features at Zucker/Netter Productions, Out of the Blue Entertainment, Conrad Pictures, and Cinergi Entertainment.

Levine holds a B.S. in Radio/Television/Film from Northwestern University.