Darryl Frank serves as Co-President of Amblin/DreamWorks Television, where he oversees all development, production and programming for the company.
In addition to The Americans for FX, Frank currently serves as executive producer on a number of acclaimed series. For CBS, he has season two of hit drama series Under the Dome, which is based on the best selling novel by Stephen King, and adapted for television by Brian K. Vaughn ( Lost). Under the Dome was the most-watched summer drama premiere on any network since 1992. Also for CBS, Frank is executive producer on upcoming science fiction drama Extant starring Halle Berry, which premieres in Summer 2014 and was one of the biggest sales of the year garnering a straight-to-13 episode series pick up. In Extant, Berry will portray an astronaut who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. For TNT, Frank executive produces the sci-fi thriller Falling Skies, starring Noah Wyle, based on an original idea of Steven Spielberg and developed by Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan). The series is currently in production on its fourth season.
In his 18-year tenure at Amblin/DreamWorks Television, some of Frank’s previous credits include: executive producing two seasons of the NBC musical-drama series Smash starring Anjelica Huston, Debra Messing, and Katharine McPhee; two seasons of Showtime series The Borgias starring Jeremy Irons; and three seasons of The United States of Tara with Oscar-winning series creator Diablo Cody (Juno) and starring Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning actress Toni Collette.
Additionally, Frank developed and served as executive producer on the NBC drama Las Vegas for all five seasons and 106 episodes. He also oversaw the development and production of Spin City starring Michael J. Fox for its entire six-season run.
In the long form arena, Frank served as co-executive producer on Into The West, a 12-hour limited series from executive producer Steven Spielberg, which became the most Emmy®-nominated program in 2006 with 16 nominations, and garnered a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. In addition, Frank served as the co-executive producer on Taken, the epic 20-hour miniseries for the SyFy Channel, which won the Emmy® Award in 2002 for Best Mini-Series and was nominated in the same category for the Golden Globes.