Gary Lennon Promoted To Showrunner Of “Power”5 days ago by Amber Le in TV News
Executive producer, Gary Lennon was just promoted to co-showrunner alongside Courtney Kemp. Season 6 is when Lennon’s effects come into play. The promotion came as a result of his new deal with Starz.
As reported by Deadline, Kemp speaks upon why she felt the position was necessary and why Lennon needs to be the one who fills it,
“I am thrilled that Gary Lennon’s contribution to Power has finally been recognized. Gary is a brilliant storyteller, a fantastic director, and one of my favorite people I’ve ever worked with. I’m excited to collaborate with him on this next season of Power and hope to work with him on multiple projects for years to come.”
Lennon will also be returning as director of the show in season 6. For those of you who don’t know, he also obtained a Peabody Award for Orange Is the New Black. He is currently working alongside Rebecca Cutter for the drama Pro-Town.