Cori Abraham, Senior Vice President of Development, oversees Oxygen Media’s development and is responsible for identifying creative concepts, innovative formats, and new talent that appeal to Oxygen’s Live Out Loud “Gen O” audience.
While at Oxygen, Abraham has developed shows that have broken records, including “The Glee Project,” a reality competition series spinoff of the megahit “Glee.” Other series include “All About Aubrey” which featured Danity Kane singer Aubrey O’Day and became Oxygen’s highest docu-series premiere and “The World According to Paris” starring actress, entrepreneur and socialite Paris Hilton.
Abraham joined Oxygen Media in June 2010, after serving as Vice President of Development at Bravo Media where she executive produced such hits as the two time Emmy-Award winning “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List,” and developed “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and “Thintervention with Jackie Warner,” as well as the freshman series “Bethenny Getting Married?,” which became Bravo’s highest rated series premiere in the network’s history. Additionally, Abraham developed all of Bravo’s original stand-up specials with Kathy Griffin, including the Emmy® nominated “Kathy Griffin: She’ll Cut A Bitch” and “Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell.”
Prior to her tenure at Bravo, Abraham served as Director of Development and Executive Producer at VH1. Her credits included the series “Totally Obsessed” and “True Spin,” as well as specials “Driven Presents: Stage Moms” and “Bootcamp: Showgirls.” Earlier in her career, she spent three years at FX as the Director of Comedy Development where she developed original scripted comedy and reality programming including the Emmy-nominated “Lucky,” starring John Corbett and the Howard Stern-produced series “Son of the Beach.”
Abraham graduated from University of Wisconsin with two bachelor degrees – one in Communications Arts and the other in Theatre Arts. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two daughters.