Shana C. Waterman

Head of Television for One Race TV


Shana C. Waterman currently serves as Head of Television of Vin Diesel’s, Universal ­based, One Race TV. One Race produces dynamic, tough­minded commercial entertainment content for a multi­cultural world. Prior to her tenure at One Race, Waterman served as Senior Vice President, Event Series Development & Production at Fox Broadcasting Company. In this capacity, she developed long­form series including 2 4: Live Another Day, hit sci­fi thriller, Wayward Pines, Grease Live, People v. OJ: American Crime Story and the upcoming Rocky Horror Picture Show. Before taking that role, Waterman was Senior Vice President of Current Programming where she oversaw several prime­time, scripted series including H ouse, Glee, Fringe, Raising Hope, Family Guy, American Dad and T he Mindy Project. Also while at Fox, Waterman produced the company’s inaugural Seizing Opportunities Forum, spurring dialogue among creative partners about shifting racial and ethnic audience demographics. In addition, she conceived and oversaw the Fox Innovators Group; an internal think tank designed to foster entrepreneurial thought and innovation among Fox employees. For her efforts, Waterman was named a 2014 NAMIC Next Generation Leader and in 2012 she was awarded a FOX Excellence in Innovation Award for her forward ­thinking efforts. Sustaining her ongoing interest in the theater and performing arts, she is a past Board member of the New York Foundation for the Arts and former Board Chair of Cornerstone Theater Company. Alongside her professional pursuits, she’s an alto in Los Angeles’ Angel City Chorale and is a Big Brother/Big Sisters volunteer mentor. Waterman is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.