20th Century Fox has offered a new overall deal to television series creator, Amy Holden Jones. Holden Jones will continue work on recently renewed series, The Resident.

What’s happening:

  • Deadline is reporting that Amy Holden Jones, co-creator of The Resident has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox TV to expand her relationship with the studio.
  • Holden Jones will continue work on the series which was renewed by Fox for a third season.
    • Holden Jones’ other credits include:
    • Mystic Pizza
    • Indecent Proposal
    • Assistant on Taxi Driver
    • Creator of ABC series, Black Box

What they’re saying:

  • Jonnie Davis, President of Creative Affairs, 20th Century Fox TV: “Amy delivered one of the most compelling procedurals on television in The Resident, and she is not done by any stretch. She’s brimming with ideas, and we’re excited to have her continued services on our series as well as her development. She’s an important voice.”
  • Amy Holden Jones: “Peter Rice, Dana, Jonnie, Howard and everyone at the studio have provided me with invaluable support, combined with that rarest prize, creative freedom. I’m deeply grateful to them and to the entire team at 20th, and incredibly excited to start this new journey together.”


  • In addition to expanding contracts with Holden Jones, several other creator, producers, and writers have recently signed deals with Fox:
    • Bob’s Burgers executive producer, Nora Smith, has agreed to a multi-year deal with Fox where she’ll co-showrun the animated series along with creator Lorne Bouchard as well as bring her talents to additional projects.
    • Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar have reportedly signed a multi-year deal to remain at 20th Century Fox Television where the duo will develop and produce new content for several of the network’s platforms.
    • I. Marlene King, the creative force behind the hit series Pretty Little Liars, is leaving Warner Bros. TV after a decade with the studio to join 20th Century Fox Television.
    • 20th Century Fox TV has reportedly signed television writer and showrunner Liz Meriwether to a new overall deal worth big money.