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 Protocol, Jack Reacher, G.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.