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Liz Tigelaar

Best Day Ever

Liz Tigelaar is creator, showrunner and executive producer of the new Hulu series "Tiny Beautiful Things,” which is based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, and stars Kathryn Hahn. This project reunites her with Hello Sunshine, following their Emmy-nominated collaboration on “Little Fires Everywhere.”
In addition, Tigelaar is executive producer of the upcoming Hulu series “Under the Bridge,” based on the book of the same name, which is in production in Vancouver.

Tigelaar was most recently creator, showrunner and executive producer of the Hulu limited series “Little Fires Everywhere,” starring and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, which was based on the bestselling novel by Celeste Ng. The series received five Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series, as well as five NAACP Image Award nominations, a GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Limited Series, and a WGA Award nomination for Adapted Long Form Series.
Tigelaar and her production company Best Day Ever are currently under an overall deal at ABC Signature, with several projects in development. On the feature side, Tigelaar is writing the adaption of the bestselling Taylor Jenkins Reid novel, “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” for Netflix.

Tigelaar served as showrunner and executive producer of the Hulu Golden Globe-nominated comedy “Casual,” created by Zander Lehmann and executive produced by Jason Reitman. Prior to that, her critically acclaimed series “Life Unexpected” aired on the CW for two seasons.

She got her writing start on NBC’s groundbreaking drama “American Dreams,” and went on to write and produce such series as ABC’s “What About Brian,” “Dirty Sexy Money,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Revenge,” “Nashville,” and “Astronaut Wives Club,” along with A&E’s “Bates Motel.”
Tigelaar grew up in Dallas, Texas, and Guilford, Connecticut, and graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Scriptwriting and Politics. She got her start as an assistant on “Dawson's Creek,” followed by “Once and Again,” where she was mentored by one of her writing idols, Winnie Holzman.

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