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Innovation Talk: Adam Lewinson

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Chief Content Officer, Tubi

May 7 @ 4:30 pm 5:30 pm

Join SeriesFest for a one-on-one conversation that shines the spotlight on the incredible career of Emmy award-winning producer and Tubi’s Chief Content Officer, Adam Lewinson. This unique conversation will give audiences an inside look at the evolving and exciting AVOD model and what’s driving audiences to Tubi in particular.

Moderator: Caitlin Huston (Business Writer at The Hollywood Reporter)

As Chief Content Officer, Adam Lewinson is responsible for content strategy, acquisitions, development, and production for Tubi, a division of FOX Corporation and a free streaming service with 50,000+ titles from every major Hollywood studio, a growing library of Tubi Originals, and 200+ FAST channels across news, sports, and entertainment. Lewinson heads up Tubi’s Los Angeles office where he oversees 455 content partners. In his time at Tubi, Lewinson has been a recipient of the World Screen Trendsetter Award, recognized as one of Media Play News’ 40 Most Important People in Streaming, and was an honoree of Cablefax’s 100 most notable figures in the industry.

Most recently, Lewinson was Senior Vice President, Programming & Marketing at Sony Pictures Television and its streaming platform Crackle. Lewinson oversaw the programming strategy and content slate for Crackle and led the expansion of the service’s content library to include titles from most major studios. He was also instrumental in the launch of Crackle Original Series and Movies, including “Mad Families” (Charlie Sheen), “StartUp” (Martin Freeman) and “Snatch” (Rupert Grint). Lewinson was also the programming executive on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” (2016 Emmy Nominee), including the most-viewed episode with President Barack Obama.

Previously, Lewinson spent more than a decade at FX Networks, most recently as Senior Vice President, Programming & Production. There, he spearheaded the launch of FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) and oversaw the channel’s programming portfolio. As a member of the senior executive team, he oversaw production and current programming of special projects including “Sons of Anarchy” late night talk series “Anarchy Afterword,” 10/90 sitcom partners with Lionsgate/Debmar-Mercury, and the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Prior to joining FX, Lewinson served as Vice President, Studio Entertainment at Lifetime Television where he was instrumental in the growth of Lifetime Movie Network and expanded the network’s partnerships with the major studios. He also held positions at The Walt Disney Company and Columbia Pictures.

Lewinson is an Emmy award-winning producer for FX’s “A Tribute to Mel Brooks” and produced the acclaimed series “Fox Legacy” alongside former Fox studio chairman Tom Rothman. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the American Film Institute, studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and achieved a BA from Vassar College. Lewinson also wrote the 2015 sci-fi adventure novel Earthbound.


Caitlin Huston is a Business Writer at The Hollywood Reporter, where she has covered the streaming wars, major mergers, the business of Broadway and more. Before joining THR, Huston was Editor-in-Chief of Broadway News, and she has previously worked at MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.

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