Lloyd Braun serves as executive producer on NBC's new drama series "The Cape."
Braun is partner and co-owner with Gail Berman of the Santa Monica-based media company BermanBraun. Founded in 2007, BermanBraun has three divisions - television, digital media and feature film. BermanBraun has entered into strategic alliances with NBC and Microsoft to create and distribute creative content for television and digital platforms.
Previously, Braun served as head of the Yahoo! Media Group (YMG) from November 2004 through December 2006. As head of YMG, Braun oversaw all creative and business aspects of Yahoo!'s media properties, including all news, finance, sports, entertainment, games and lifestyle sites.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Braun served as chairman of ABC Entertainment Television Group from January 2002 until April 2004. He served as co-chairman of the division from July 1999 through December 2001. In this position, Braun had responsibility for all creative, programming and business areas of the division, which encompassed Touchstone Television and ABC Entertainment. During his tenure with the ABC Entertainment Television Group, Braun initiated and oversaw the development of such successful programs as "Alias," "Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "The Bachelor."
Before overseeing the consolidation of Buena Vista Television Productions (BVTP) and ABC's Primetime Division into ABC Entertainment Television Group, Braun served as chairman of BVTP from April 1998 to July 1999, and was responsible for the Walt Disney Network Television divisions, including Touchstone Television.
In addition, Braun also served as president of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, where he oversaw the company's television, management and motion pictures divisions. While at Brillstein-Grey, Braun initiated and oversaw the development of such successful programs as "Just Shoot Me," "NewsRadio," and "The Sopranos."
Braun practiced transactional entertainment law from 1984 until 1994 at the law firms of Silverberg, Rosen, Leon & Behr (1984-1989), and Silverberg, Katz, Thompson & Braun (1989-1994). Braun's clients included Larry David, David Chase, Cher, Steve Levitan and Joss Whedon.
Braun is a graduate of Vassar College (BA 1980) and Hastings College of the Law (JD 1983). Braun served on the Board of Trustees of Vassar College from 2002 to 2010. Braun and his wife Lauren have four children.