Bill Bost

President, Skydance Television

Bill Bost

President, Skydance Television

Biography

As President, Skydance Television Bill is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Television department and the studio’s expansive slate of series across all broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.  

A nine-year studio veteran, Bost most recently served as Senior Vice President of Television, where he was responsible for overseeing the Emmy-nominated Netflix series Grace and Frankie, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin (which was recently renewed for a seventh and final season – becoming the streamer’s longest running series). In addition, he oversaw the Emmy-nominated Altered Carbon as well as the upcoming epic drama series Foundation, starring Jared Harris and Lee Pace, for Apple TV+. Bost was also responsible for supervising multiple shows in development.

Before rising through the Skydance ranks as a television development executive, Bost began his career at the company as the executive assistant to CEO and Founder David Ellison, with whom he worked closely on blockbuster and award-winning films including Mission: Impossible – Ghost ProtocolJack ReacherG.I. Joe: Retaliation and World War Z.  Prior to Skydance, he worked with producer Debra Martin Chase at Disney and curated a collection of documentaries for The Documentary Channel/Pivot. Bost began his entertainment career at Ivan Reitman’s The Montecito Company.

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