Gary Levine serves as President of Entertainment for Showtime Networks Inc. He is responsible for developing and supervising all aspects of Showtime Networks original programming across all genres, including comedy, drama, unscripted, documentaries and films.
Under his creative leadership, SHOWTIME has become an acclaimed source of distinctive and provocative series including: SHAMELESS, HOMELAND, DEXTER, Sacha Baron Cohen’s WHO IS AMERICA, BILLIONS, PATRICK MELROSE, THE CHI, SMILF, THE AFFAIR, RAY DONOVAN, NURSE JACKIE, WEEDS, EPISODES, THE L WORD, BLACK MONDAY, THE TUDORS, HOUSE OF LIES, PENNY DREADFUL, CALIFORNICATION, KIDDING, CITY ON A HILL, THE LOUDEST VOICE, ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA, THE CIRCUS, DESUS AND MERO, the return of TWIN PEAKS, and ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA.
Prior to joining Showtime Networks, Levine served as President of Icebox, a pioneering Internet entertainment programming company. Previously, Levine headed development at Warner Brothers Television, Witt-Thomas Productions and ABC (drama), resulting in several memorable primetime series including The West Wing, Blossom, and the inimitable Twin Peaks.
Levine began his professional career in theatre and was a producer with New York’s Roundabout Theatre, The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and served for five years as the Managing Director of the acclaimed Williamstown Theatre Festival.