Samie Falvey


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 […]

ABC’s Falvey to run Awesomeness mobile VOD net

Youth-focused content firm AwesomenessTV has poached the head of comedy at US broadcaster ABC to lead a new mobile video service being launched with telco Verizon. Samie Falvey will oversee programming, development and production at the currently unnamed streaming service, which was first revealed with Verizon bought a 24.5% stake in DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV in […]

ABC casting chief gets global programmes role

ABC Entertainment Group’s casting chief, Keli Lee, has been named managing director, international content and talent. She will relocate to London from the Walt Disney Company-owned US broadcast group’s Burbank, California base following the promotion to the programming post. In the role, she will work closely with ABC Studios executive VP Patrick Moran and EVP, […]