David W. Zucker is Chief Creative Officer for Scott Free and Executive Producer on a wide array of acclaimed shows including the forthcoming Apple series Sinking Spring, with Ridley Scott helming the pilot, Noah Hawley’s series turn of the sci-fi classic Alien for FX, a fresh venture into the realm of Blade Runner: 2099 for Amazon and the inventive heist anthology series Kaleidoscope for Netflix.
2022 releases include the series finale of the critically acclaimed drama The Good Fight for Paramount+, Raised by Wolves for HBO MAX, the investigative revenge series The Beast Must Die for AMC/Britbox and The Hot Zone: Anthrax for National Geographic.
During his tenure, Scott Free has produced a steady stream of highly acclaimed programs including Amazon’s alt-history adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle (four seasons), the AMC psychological horror series The Terror (two seasons), the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated, Peabody-winning drama The Good Wife (seven seasons), crime drama Numb3rs (six seasons) and the summer satire Braindead on CBS. Other series include: the esteemed Civil War medical drama Mercy Street (two seasons) on PBS, the Amazon half-hour action-comedy starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean-Claude Van Johnson and the Fox drama The Passage, based on Justin Cronin’s post-apocalyptic trilogy. Notable long form programs include the National Geographic channel series of Killing telefilms which include Killing Reagan, Killing Jesus and Killing Kennedy. Killing Jesus and Killing Kennedy were both nominated for Emmys as was the docudrama Killing Lincoln.
Additional standout programming includes Klondike for Discovery, the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated The Pillars of the Earth for Starz, World Without End for Reelz, Emmy-nominated Into the Storm for HBO, Emmy-nominated The Andromeda Strain and Coma for A&E, the Golden Globe-nominated The Company at TNT and a feature-length digital series for X-Box/Microsoft Halo: Nightfall. Acclaimed non-fiction programs include CNN’s Crimes of The Century and the Emmy-winning documentary special Gettysburg for History Channel.
Previously, Zucker worked as a story editor on the CBS series Judging Amy, wrote pilot scripts for CBS and ABC, as well as various stage plays and served as Vice President of Drama Series for CBS and Vice President of Drama Series & Current Programs at Warner Bros. TV.