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Rob Kenneally

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Rob Kenneally is an agent in the Television Scripted department at Creative Artists Agency, a talent and literary agency based in Los Angeles, California. In addition to representing clients in all areas of television, he is instrumental in helping clients, studios, production companies, and networks explore new business models. His top clients include David E. Kelley, creator of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, Jose Padilha, creator of Narcos, Joel Surnow, creator of 24, Eric Overmyer, creator of Bosch, Graeme Manson, creator of Orphan Black, and filmmaker clients Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows), Susanne Bier (The Night Manager and The Undoing), Johan Renck (Chernobyl), and Patty Jenkins (I Am the Night). He also represents rising European filmmakers Audrey Diwan (Happening, which won the Gold Lion at the 78th Venice International Film Festival), Kantemir Balagov (Beanpole, HBO’s The Last of Us), and Małgorzata Szumowska (Never Gonna Snow Again, Netflix’s Baby Reindeer).

Prior to CAA, Kenneally was, at various points, President of Television for Rysher Entertainment, Executive Vice President of the ReplayTV Service, Executive Vice President of Network Programming for Reeves Entertainment, and Executive Vice President of the Fox Broadcasting Company, where he was integral in the launching of The Simpsons, Beverly Hills 90210, In Living Color, and Married...With Children.

Since 1998, Kenneally has served on the Board of Directors for the Hollywood Radio and Television Society and on the Board of Directors of the American Film Institute’s Third Decade Council. Also, Kenneally has been Board of Governors of the USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future since 2008.

Kenneally attended the University of Southern California, majoring in Political Science.

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