Minear Gets Angel Wings
From Sci Fi Wire:
Angel writer Tim Minear becomes a co-executive producer of The
WB's vampire series in the upcoming season, working under
co-creators Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt, Variety reported.
The promotion was part of a seven-figure drama development
deal with 20th Century Fox TV, the trade paper reported.
Under the deal, Minear will create, write and produce series
programming for the studio. It's also expected that at some point
during the length of the deal, Minear will be elevated to
executive producer of Angel. "Tim is the heir apparent," Whedon
told Variety. "If there was no Tim Minear, there would be no
Angel. He's the unsung and unbelievably necessary hero of the
Minear has written for Angel since the show was spun off from
Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1999. Last season, he worked as
supervising producer of the series, directing two episodes and
writing or co-writing nearly one-third of the season's episodes,
the trade paper reported.