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Reports: Jossen out at ABC Studios, Moran upped

JossenUS news outlets are reporting ABC Studios head Barry Jossen is being replaced by Patrick Moran.

Moran, who was most recently VP of development for the Disney/ABC-owned studio, will assume the position in the restructure, which Paul Lee, ABC Entertainment Group’s president, reportedly helmed.

Before joining ABC Studios, Moran was senior VP of drama, at 20th Century Fox.

Jossen, meanwhile, is reported to have signed a production deal with The Walt Disney Company. He has been executive VP since 2009.

Additionally, senior VP of drama development Chaning Dungy and senior VP of comedy development Samie Falvey, have both been promoted to executive VP.

Disney/ABC couldn’t be contacted for confirmation before press time.