Hulu has promoted Jordan Helman to head of Scripted Content, Hulu Originals. He has been head of drama, Hulu Originals since 2015 and will report to Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment.
In Helman’s new role, he will oversee development across drama, comedy, animation, limited series and international co-productions which includes titles such as Ramy, Pen15, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Love, Victor, Pam & Tommy, The Dropout and Conversations with Friends.
“Jordan has been a key member of the Hulu Originals team and vital to our aggressive push into premium original content since he joined. He and his team have been responsible for our commercial and award-winning success,” said Erwich. “Jordan’s outstanding creative instincts, proven leadership, strategic thinking and deep passion for stories and storytellers will usher in this next phase of Hulu Originals programming.”
During his time as head of drama, Helman and his team have overseen titles such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Act and Castle Rock. He is a veteran of SundanceTV, where he served as vice president of scripted programming.
“The last six years at Hulu have been a true labor of love, as I’ve had the privilege of working with artists and executives who inspire me on a daily basis,” Helman said. “Hulu is more than just my home; it’s a place where creators can produce their very best work with the support of our unmatched content team and the far reach of The Walt Disney Company. I’m thrilled to be given this incredible opportunity and deeply grateful for the votes of confidence from Dana Walden and Craig Erwich.”
A replacement for his prior role as head of drama has yet to be named.