Jamila Hunter

Former ABC Ent exec Jamila Hunter lands at Freeform

Former ABC Entertainment exec Jamila Hunter is joining Freeform as SVP of current series and alternative programming. In her new role, Hunter will oversee unscripted and alternative content as well as scripted programming across the network’s current slate of shows. She is expected to start in early 2020, reporting into Lauren Corrao, EVP of original […]

ABC comedy head joins Kenya Barris company at Netflix

ABC’s senior VP and head of comedy Jamila Hunter is to depart the company to join Kenya Barris’ Khalabo Ink Society, to run the company under the recent Netflix deal which will see it develop new comedy series for the platform. Hunter has worked closely with Barris on ABC projects including award winning series black-ish […]

ABC poaches Fox studio exec for comedy

US broadcaster ABC has hired Jennifer Carreras Twentieth Century Fox Television to bolster its comedy ranks. Carreras will work under ABC Entertainment senior VP of network comedy Jamila Hunter as VP of network comedy. She will be responsible for overseeing development and production of new comedies for the ABC channel. After beginning her career at […]

ABC names new comedy chief

US broadcast network has upped Jamila Hunter to replace Samie Falvey as its comedy chief. Hunter has been named senior VP and head of comedy at the Disney-ABC Television Group channel, rising from VP level. She becomes one of the first major hires ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey has made since replacing Paul Lee earlier […]