Maura Feerick serves as Vice President of drama original programming at HBO Max. She was appointed to this position in April 2021.
Feerick is part of the core programming team that launched HBO Max in May 2020, charged with developing an offering geared toward Gen Z and Millennial audiences. Among the series on her slate are The Staircase, a captivating limited series based on a true story that explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen Peterson; Tokyo Vice, a bilingual crime thriller based on Jake Adelstein’s first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat; Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, a new generation of the series based on the pop culture phenomenon from showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; and Love Life, a romantic comedy anthology starring Anna Kendrick and produced by Paul Feig. She also played an integral role in developing The Suicide Squad spinoff Peacemaker for HBO Max, the critically acclaimed and fan favorite series written and directed by James Gunn and starring John Cena.
Prior to HBO Max, Feerick worked on the launch of TNT hit series Claws, overseeing three seasons of the top cable drama. She also oversaw Patty Jenkins’ period mystery I Am the Night, as well as sci-fi epic Snowpiercer, starring Jennifer Connolly and Daveed Diggs, now in its fourth season.
Before joining WarnerMedia, Feerick worked in television production at NBCUniversal, E! Network and Film 44. Feerick is a graduate of The George Washington University and majored in Communications and Electronic Media. She is a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), selected as one of their 2019 Rising Leaders, and in her spare time, has raised over $10,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through marathon training organization, Team in Training.