Netflix hires ABC vet Dungey

|By:, SA News Editor

Netflix (NFLX -0.4%hires former ABC Entertainment boss Channing Dungey as its VP of original content, a newly created position.

ABC announced Dungey's departure last month. Disney is finalizing its acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox's entertainment operations, which will lead to new management at ABC.

Dungey follows ABC vets Shonda Rhimes and Kenya Barris, who have both signed content deals with Netflix.

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