Carmi Zlotnik is currently under an exclusive producing and consulting deal with Apple TV+. Formerly the President of Programming for Starz, Zlotnik was responsible for development, production and programming strategy for STARZ Originals. Among notable original series are acclaimed scripted dramas “Power,” “Outlander,” “American Gods” and “Vida;” and limited series “The Spanish Princess,” “The White Princess” and “The White Queen.”
Prior to joining Starz in 2010, Zlotnik was Head of Operations for IMG Global Media. Zlotnik oversaw the media side of this fashion, sports and entertainment conglomerate. Zlotnik’s portfolio included leading UK production companies Tiger Aspect and Darlow Smithson. Zlotnik also oversaw IMG Sports and in this capacity helped launch the IPL, a new cricket league in India. Zlotnik successfully restructured all of IMG’s entertainment, digital and production businesses.
Prior to IMG, Zlotnik enjoyed a storied 20-year career at HBO where he held various management and strategic positions, including tenures as Executive Vice President of New Media Programming and Executive Vice President of Creative Operations, Business Development & New Media. Zlotnik helped initiate HBO’s Original Programming strategy.
Zlotnik was also responsible for the US Comedy Arts Festival. While overseeing the New Media area, Zlotnik helped pioneer the project that eventually became HBO Go. As head of Original Programming Production at HBO, Zlotnik supervised production for numerous shows including "Band of Brothers,” "The Sopranos," “The Wire,” "Sex and the City," "Six Feet Under," "From the Earth to the Moon," “The Corner,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and "The Larry Sanders Show."
Zlotnik also headed production for HBO Independent Productions and supervised shows including "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Martin," "The Ben Stiller Show" and "Roc." In 2002, Zlotnik led the HBO team that received the first interactive Emmy for the website supporting "Band of Brothers."
In 1989, Zlotnik received a Cable ACE® Award and an Emmy® nomination for his work as co-producer on the HBO Comedy Special "Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow." Zlotnik lives in Encino, Calif.