Sarah Timberman and her Timberman/Beverly Productions partner, Carl Beverly, are currently in production on the fifth season of the award-winning FX series, Justified (based on Elmore Leonard's Fire in the Hole), and the second seasons of their two CBS series, Elementary and Unforgettable. Timberman/Beverly also recently completed production on the first season of their upcoming Showtime series, Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. Written by Michelle Ashford and directed by John Madden, Masters of Sex is based on Tom Maier's critically acclaimed biography of noted Sex researchers, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Timberman/Beverly also produced the critically acclaimed NBC series, Kidnapped.
Prior to starting her own company, Timberman served as President, Universal Network Television. She oversaw all comedy, drama, long-form and reality programming for the company. Series included: Law & Order (NBC); Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC); Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC); Crime & Punishment (NBC); Just Shoot Me (NBC); American Dreams (NBC); The District (CBS); and The Agency (CBS). At Universal, Timberman was also instrumental in acquiring the rights to the British comedy series, The Office.
Timberman joined Universal from Columbia TriStar Television, where she served as Executive Vice President, Drama Development. Timberman was promoted to EVP after serving as Senior Vice President, Drama Development. Some of the series she oversaw included Dawson's Creek and Party of Five.
Prior to working in television, Timberman was an assistant editor at Random House in New York.
Timberman serves on the board of directors of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society as well as the board of directors of Death Penalty Focus, and is a member of the board of trustees of the "I Have a Dream" Foundation, Los Angeles.
Timberman grew up in Greenwich Village, New York, and is a graduate of Brown University, with a B.A. in History. She is married to writer/producer Ed Redlich, and they have two children.