Sarah Timberman and her Timberman/Beverly Productions partner, Carl Beverly, are currently in production on the first season of their new CBS series, SEAL TEAM, starring David Boreanaz. They recently completed the fifth season of their series ELEMENTARY. Timberman-Beverly’s other credits include their critically acclaimed SHOWTIME series MASTERS OF SEX (based on Tom Maier’s biography of noted sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson), the award-winning FX series “Justified” (based on Elmore Leonard’s Fire in the Hole), “Kidnapped,” and “Unforgettable,” “The Odd Couple” and DOUBT, all on the Network. Prior to starting the company, Timberman served as the president of Universal Network Television. She oversaw all comedy, drama, long-form and reality programming for the company, including the “Law & Order” franchise and the series “American Dreams.” She played a key role in acquiring the rights to the British series “The Office” for NBC. Timberman joined Universal from Columbia TriStar Television, where she served as executive vice president of Drama Development. Some of the series she oversaw include “Dawson’s Creek” and “Party of Five.”
Prior to working in television, Timberman was an assistant editor at Random House in New York. Timberman serves on the board of directors of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society, the board of directors of Death Penalty Focus, the advisory board of LAANE (Los Angeles Alliance for A New Economy), the NRDC’s Los Angeles Leadership Council, and the board of trustees of the “I Have a Dream” Foundation, Los Angeles.
Timberman grew up in Greenwich Village, New York, and is a graduate of Brown University, with a B.A. in History. She is married to writer/producer Ed Redlich and they have two children.