Terence Carter

Executive VP, Drama Development, Programming, and Event Series, FOX Broadcasting Company
RBS 1997

Terence Carter is Executive Vice President, Drama Development, Programming and Event Series for Fox Broadcasting Company. In this role he is responsible for overseeing all of the network’s one-hour scripted programming initiatives.  Prior to his promotion to Executive Vice President in 2014, Carter served as Senior Vice President, Drama Development for the network.

While at FOX, he has been responsible for developing and overseeing EMPIRE — the #1 broadcast network drama — as well as many other acclaimed shows, including LETHAL WEAPON, GOTHAM, LUCIFER, 24: LEGACY, STAR, PITCH, THE EXORCIST, APB, ROSEWOOD, SCREAM QUEENS, SLEEPY HOLLOW, BONES, “Glee,” “Wayward Pines” and “The Following,” as well as the critically-acclaimed upcoming Event Series SHOTS FIRED.

Carter joined FOX in 2009 from NBC Entertainment/Universal Media Studios, where he served as Vice President, Drama Programming and developed such shows as “Parenthood” and “Southland.” Prior to joining the Drama team at NBC, he served as Director of Comedy Development for the network.

Prior to NBC, Carter served as a head of Development at Tonic Films, specializing in genre films. While there, he supervised the development of “Borderland” and “Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever.” He also served as a partner at TruEntertainment, and held positions at Artists Production Group and Artists Management Group. 

In 2011, Carter received the honor of being profiled in Variety’s “New Leaders” edition.  In 2009, he was named one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Next Generation: Top 35 Executives Under 35.”

Carter graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies and a focus in Film and Media.