Disney Television Studios Promotes Chris Cikowski As VP Of 20th Television Animation
Disney Television Animation has promoted Chris Cikowski to Vice President of 20th Television Animation.
As VP Animation, Cikowski’s current assignments include Hulu’s upcoming Koala Man from Justin Roiland, Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit, and Fox’s Duncanville (Amy Poehler, Mike Scully, Julie Thacker-Scully) and The Great North (Minty Lewish, Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin). He is currently developing Standing By for Hulu from Dan Levy and Ally Pankiu, and How To Be Black from Baratunde Thurston, Courtney Lilly, Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland and The Hobblepots from Ben Schwartz , Mortal Media and Rooster Teeth for ABC.
20th Television Animation is the rebranded adult animation studio of The Walt Disney Company to provide adult animated series for ABC Network, FX, Freeform, Hulu and to create content for rival networks such as FOX,Apple TV+,Netflix or HBO Max.
Cikowski has risen through the ranks, beginning as an assistant on the comedy team at the former 20th Century Fox Television studio. He was soon tapped to work directly under the former 20th Century Fox Television studio President Jonnie Davis, where he spent a few years before leaving to work as a coordinator under the film and television director McG. From there, he found his dream job in Marci Proietto’s 20th Television Animation production unit starting as a manager, and was promoted twice before making Vice President.
20th Television Animation's current work for rival networks & streaming are
-The Great North
-Central Park (Apple TV+)
-The X-Files Albuquerque (Early Development For FOX)
There are other projects by 20th TVA for FOX but they have been in development hell since 2018 & 2019, unless Hulu, FX, Freeform or ABC picks them up from development
-Buffalo Wings (Development Hell For FOX)
-Lil Kev (Development Hell For FOX)