It marks a reunion between Dummer, who was previously head of current series programming at ABC Entertainment, and Channing Dungey, who is now Chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group. The pair previously worked together at the Disney-owned broadcast network.
Dummer left ABC in December after 24 years as part of the company’s consolidation that saw Craig Erwich take over original content for ABC and Hulu and Karey Burke take over 20th Television and Touchstone TV.
She will have a broad overview of current with Odetta Watkins, Rachel Filippelli, and Kelly Goode set as senior leaders of the department, reporting to Dummer.
Maddy Horne, who previously supervised current across broadcast network series, retired earlier this month.
The studio had previously split the current duties between broadcast,