In her position, McNamara oversees all current and future original series for the CBS All Access subscription service.
CBS All Access first expanded into providing subscribers with exclusive original programming in 2017 with the new edition of “The Good Wife,” titled THE GOOD FIGHT, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, and NO ACTIVITY. THE GOOD FIGHT was recently renewed for its third season, and second seasons are currently in production for the latter two series.
CBS All Access also launched the period drama STRANGE ANGEL in the summer of 2018, and followed that with its new mystery series ONE DOLLAR, which premiered August 30.
Additional upcoming series include Kevin Williamson’s TELL ME A STORY, a dark, modern twist on fairy tales, and THE TWILIGHT ZONE, from Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg, with additional programming to be announced.
McNamara joined CBS All Access after spending 10 years at CBS Television Studios, most recently as Executive Vice President, Drama Development, overseeing development for all primetime drama series for broadcast television. In that role, McNamara shepherded “The Good Wife,” ELEMENTARY, “Scorpion,” JANE THE VIRGIN, HAWAII FIVE-0, BLUE BLOODS, MADAM SECRETARY, “Under the Dome” and NCIS: LOS ANGELES, among others.
Prior to that, she served as Vice President, Drama Development, at ABC Network, where she developed “Alias,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”