Emily Furutani Joins Hulu Originals as Vice President, Comedy

According to Deadline, Emily Furutani has joined Hulu Originals as Vice President, Comedy.

What's Happening:

  • Emily Furutani, who has served as Director of Comedy Development for Universal Television, is now joining Hulu Originals as Vice President, Comedy.
  • She will report to the Head of Comedy for Hulu Originals, Billy Rosenberg.
  • Furutani managed the portfolio of UTV comedy writers and producers at Universal Television.
  • She worked on shows such as Never Have I Ever and Magnum, P.I.
  • She was also the lead development executive on Mike Schur and Shea Serrano's new Freeform series Primo, NBC's Lopez vs. Lopez, and Peacock's Bust Down.
  • In 2015, she joined NBCU International Studios while transitioning into current programming at Universal Television. She then became manager and then director of development on the comedy development team.