Tayanna Todd

Jr. Executive, Original Programming @ Showtime Networks
Saturday 10/24

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Particularly Interested In:

Bold voices that have something to say about the world around them! 1/2 hr or 1hr comedies. 1 hr dramady. 1 hr drama. A family ensemble show would be fun.

Pitch Tips

Focus on broad concept / hook first. Intro us to a few key characters/their relationships, then walk me through the pilot episode. Make sure to tell us if it’s a 1hr or 1/2hr show. Try to avoid reading from a script the entire time.

About Your Host

Tayanna Todd is a Jr. Executive in Original Programming at Showtime Networks where she covers shows including “Halo,” “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,” and “American Rust,” as well as the upcoming series “Ripley” and “The Auteur.” She also serves as a key member of Showtime’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force which sets the agenda for inclusivity practices and standards across the company. Prior to Showtime, she worked in Drama Development at CBS through several broadcast cycles. Tayanna initially began her entertainment journey at the University Southern California as a double major in Film & TV Production and Spanish Language in Culture.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


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Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Premium Cable

  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Dystopian
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Inspirational
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)


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