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ABC Names Jamila Hunter As New Head Of Comedy

ABC’s VP Comedy Jamila Hunter has been promoted to SVP and head of the network’s comedy department.
Hunter emerged as a leading candidate to succeed ABC’s long-time head of comedy Samie Falvey when she departed in early August to lead AwesomenessTV and DirecTV’s new video service. Hunter, who is well liked in the creative community, was considered a front-runner, with VP Comedy Lynn Barrie also considered a possibility.
It took more than two months, but ABC’s new…

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