Amy B. Harris
|Amy B. Harris|
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Duke University|
|Spouse(s)||Jason Reilly (m. 2009)|
Amy B. Harris (born 1970/71), sometimes credited as Amy Harris, is an American screenwriter and producer. She is best known for producing the HBO series Sex in the City (1998–2004) and developing its prequel series The Carrie Diaries (2013–14), which aired on The CW.
Harris was a co-producer for the HBO romantic sitcom Sex and the City. She also wrote two episodes of the series. In 2005, she was producer for the Lisa Kudrow-led HBO comedy-drama series The Comeback, and wrote one episode in addition. She was one of the writers and co-executive producers for the second season of the series, which first aired nine years after the debut season, in November 2014.
Harris co-wrote the 2006 romantic comedy film Just My Luck. She was executive producer of the 2008 web series Puppy Love, and the 2008 film Gone to the Dogs. In 2011, Harris wrote two episodes of the fifth season of teen drama Gossip Girl, on which she worked as consulting producer. She penned the episodes "Memoirs of an Invisible Dan" and "Cross Rhodes". She also wrote the series Fetching for AOL's On Network in 2012.
In 2015, Harris signed a two-year deal with ABC Studios to develop new projects for the network and its streaming services. She was named showrunner and executive producer for ABC Network's crime anthology series Wicked City which aired in 2015 but was pulled after three episodes. She was originally showrunner and executive producer for ABC's 2016 series Designated Survivor but left when the creative direction of the series changed.
Harris was raised in Bethesda, Maryland, the daughter of Susan Banes Harris and Laurence E. Harris. She graduated from Duke University, where she majored in Russian and political science. Harris has been married to television director Jason Reilly since March 21, 2009. They have one daughter together.
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