Simran Sethi Joins ABC as Head of Scripted Development

Variety | 8/13/2019 | Joe Otterson
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Simran Sethi has been named to the newly created position of executive vice president of development and content strategy for ABC Entertainment.

She will report to Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment. Sethi and Burke previously worked together during their respective tenures at the Disney-owned cable channel Freeform. She will begin her new role at ABC on Aug. 19.

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“Simran is a creative force with deep relationships across the industry and a proven track record of finding and championing impactful series that resonate with viewers,” said Burke. “I’m so happy to welcome her back to the Disney team. Her fierce passion for developing authentic stories and her exceptional taste will guide our talented development team as we strive to make ABC a leader in brave, quality storytelling.”

In her new role, Sethi will oversee all of ABC’s scripted comedy, drama, and long-form series development in addition...
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