Speaker Amy Gravitt

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Amy Gravitt

EVP of Programming

HBO

Amy Gravitt is executive vice president, HBO Programming, for Home Box Office, responsible for developing and overseeing the production of original comedy series.  She was named to this position in May 2016. 

She currently oversees Avenue 5 with Armando Iannucci and Hugh Laurie, The Righteous Gemstones with Danny McBride and John Goodman, Run with Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones, QualityLand with Mike Judge, A Black Lady Sketch Show with Robin Thede and Issa Rae, and Los Espookys with Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen. Previously, she oversaw VEEP, Insecure, Barry, Silicon Valley, Ballers and Curb Your Enthusiasm, as well as Mrs. Fletcher, Vice Principals, Eastbound and Down, Entourage, Extras, and Flight of the Conchords.  

Gravitt joined HBO in 2004.  Prior to HBO, she spent several years in the U.S. Navy, serving onboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV-64) rising to the rank of Lieutenant.  She deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1997, in support of Operation Southern Watch. She began her career in entertainment at Section Eight, George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh’s production company.  She graduated from Duke University with a BA in Political Science.

Speaking at: Master Class: HBO’s Avenue 5

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures

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