‘Dr. Death’ Duo Patrick Macmanus and Kelly Funke’s Littleton Road Productions Hires Lauren Paget as Senior Vice President (EXCLUSIVE)

Lauren Paget has been named senior vice president of Littleton Road Productions, headed by “Dr. Death” and “The Girl From Plainville” writer Patrick Macmanus and producing partner Kelly Funke.

Most recently vice president of original programming at Warner Bros. Discovery, Paget will now oversee day-to-day development responsibilities at Littleton Road Productions (which is currently under an overall deal with Universal Studio Group’s UCP) and help build out the banner’s prolific roster of TV projects. She will lead new series development and support the current slate, including upcoming limited series “Devil in Disguise: John Wayne Gacy” for Peacock.

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During her tenure at WBD, Paget worked on creative development and management of programming for TBS, TNT and truTV, including “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee,” “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages” and “Miracle Workers: End Times,” “Final Space” and “Chad.”

Previously, Paget held roles at Amblin Entertainment, Assembly Entertainment, Shine America and WME. She began her career at “Last Call With Carson Daly.”

“Lauren has always gravitated to and flourished alongside creators we admire who consistently deliver thoughtful and inspiring entertainment,” Macmanus and Funke said. “We’re humbled she’s joining the Littleton Road family, and we’re looking forward to working together as we continue the journey with our friends and collaborators at UCP over the next several years.”

Paget added: “A decade ago, I had the pleasure of developing with Patrick and always hoped to get to work with him again. Littleton Road is a company made up of incredible people who care deeply about creating impactful content, supporting and amplifying new voices, and working with best-in-class writers, talent and IP. I am thrilled to be joining this exceptional team.”

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