Maira Suro - Executive Producer
Maira Suro serves as Executive Producer of the USA Network original series The 4400.
Suro's current partnership with reality giant Renegade 83 began in July 2003. The first season of THE 4400 yielded three Emmy nominations including "Outstanding Miniseries," "Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special" and "Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie." In addition to The 4400, Suro has numerous series projects, at play at both networks and cable.
Her previous partnership with Francis Ford Coppola ran from July 2001 to July 2003. During that time, she produced the acclaimed hip-hop drama series "Platinum," which aired on UPN in 2004
From November 1997 – November 2000, Suro was senior vice president of drama development at UPN. During that tenure, she shepherded more than 40 scripts and was instrumental in working with and launching series for high-caliber talent like Tom Fontana, Michael Connelly and Joel Silver.
Prior to UPN, Suro was the vice president of series development for Spelling Entertainment Group, where she developed several series, including WB hits "7th Heaven" and "Charmed."
Suro's television experience started at Columbia Pictures Television as manager of drama development, where she developed one-hour series as well as movies of the week and miniseries. She was then hired at CBS as the director of drama development, where she developed over 100 one-hour scripts and supervised more than 25 pilots, including subsequent series "Chicago Hope" and "Touched by an Angel."
Suro is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned a BA in Sociology.