Freeform Taps ABC’s Lynn Barrie As SVP Original Programming & Development

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ABC comedy executive Lynn Barrie is moving to corporate sibling Freeform as SVP of Original Programming and Development. Barrie will oversee the development of scripted drama and comedy series for Freeform, reporting to Karey Burke, EVP, Programming and Development. She will fill the void left by the August departure of Simran Sethi, SVP of Scripted Development, who went to Netflix. In her most recent position with ABC as VP of comedy development, Barrie oversaw the…