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.
CBS All Access also launched the period drama STRANGE ANGEL in the summer of 2018, and Kevin Williamson’s TELL ME A STORY, a dark, modern twist on fairy tales, in the fall. Upcoming series include the reimagining of THE TWILIGHT ZONE from Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg, WHY WOMEN KILL from Marc Cherry, true-crime series INTERROGATION, and a new “Star Trek” series based on Jean-Luc Picard, 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.”