Channing Dungey NamedPresident of ABC Entertainment, Becomes First Black Person to Head Programming at a Major Network

TV executive Channing Dungey just made history when she was promoted from ABC’s executive vice president of drama to the president of entertainment at the network. Because of the move, Dungey will be the first Black person in charge of programming at a major broadcast network, reports Variety.

Ben Sherwood, president of Disney/ABC Television, had nothing but praise for Dungey.

“Channing is a gifted leader and a proven magnet for top creative talent, with an impressive record of developing compelling, breakthrough programming that resonates with viewers,” he said. read more at