Former ABC community govt Channing Dungey will take over as chairwoman of Warner Bros. Tv Group, the AT&T Inc unit stated on Monday, changing veteran tv govt Peter Roth, who will step down subsequent yr.
Dungey, who’s at present vp of Unique Collection at Netflix Inc, has beforehand labored at Walt Disney Co’s ABC community for over 14 years, in line with her LinkedIn profile right here.
In 2016, Dungey was promoted to president of leisure at ABC, changing into the primary black particular person to run leisure programming at a serious U.S. broadcast community. (reut.rs/3m1ww3k)
Dungey will begin her tenure early subsequent yr and can report back to Ann Sarnoff, chief govt of Warner Media Studios and Networks Group.
Warner Bros. TV stated final week that Roth would step down from his position in 2021, after having labored on the leisure firm for 22 years and overseen the event of a number of hit reveals together with “The West Wing”, “The Large Bang Principle” and “Two and a Half Males”