Sarah Timberman and her Timberman/Beverly Productions partner Carl Beverly are currently in production on the award-winning FX series Justified, based on the Elmore Leonard short story, Fire in the Hole. Timberman/Beverly are also in production on two new CBS series, Unforgettable and A Gifted Man. Additionally, they are in pre-production on the Showtime pilot, Masters of Sex, starring Paul Bettany. In 2006, Timberman/Beverly produced the critically acclaimed NBC series, Kidnapped.
Prior to starting her own company, Timberman served as President, Universal Network Television, from 2001-2003. 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, series development, from 1999-2001. Timberman was promoted to EVP after serving as senior vice president, drama development, from 1996-1999. 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, 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.