Starz has signed STARZ Original series “Power” Creator, Executive Producer and Showrunner Courtney Kemp Agboh to an exclusive overall deal. Under the pact, Kemp Agboh will continue to serve in her current role on “Power,” which premiered its second season on Saturday, June 6, 2015, with season premiere and total weekend viewership results that established new originals record highs at STARZ.
“Courtney is a highly regarded showrunner whose creative vision brings viewers into the two worlds of ‘Power.’ We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with Courtney in the coming years,” said Carmi Zlotnik, managing director of Starz.
“Power” has been greenlit for a 10-episode third season.
“I am excited and proud to continue my work with Starz. They have been great creative partners in the development and growth of ‘Power,’ and I hope to nurture our relationship through the life of this series and beyond,” said Kemp Agboh.
Kemp Agboh started her career in the magazine world, publishing articles in GQ, Vibe and Marie Claire. She then left New York to pursue a career in television writing for "The Bernie Mac Show" (Fox), "Eli Stone" (ABC), and "The Good Wife" (CBS), among others. She received an Emmy® nomination for "The Good Wife."
Kemp Agboh is represented by CAA and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson, LLP.