Sheila Nevins

Abraham and Heller replace Nevins as HBO doc bosses

After HBO doc boss Sheila Nevins stepped down after 38 years this week, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller have been named executive VPs of HBO documentary and family programming. Nevins, who has overseen the launch of Alex Gibney’s Scientology doc Going Clear, will officially step down in March 2018. Abraham and Heller, who are both currently senior VPs […]

Doc boss Sheila Nevins exits HBO after 38 years

HBO Documentary Films’ influential president Sheila Nevins is leaving the premium US pay business after 38 years, saying, “I don’t have to die there”. Nevins, 78, has run all documentary output for HBO and its smaller sister channels such as Cinemax since 2004, but confirmed her departure to US outlets over the weekend. In an […]