ABC Entertainment said it recruited Brianna Bennett as senior VP, network dramatization.
Bennett had been VP, drama development at ViacomCBS. She will answer to Simran Sethi, chief VP, development and content strategy at ABC Entertainment. Her appearance follows the takeoff of senior VP Brian Morewitz in July.
During her time at CBS Studios, Bennett was associated with creating shows like “Evil,” “SEAL Team,” “Clarice,” and “NCIS: Hawaii” for CBS. Both “Insidiousness” and “SEAL Team” as of late moved over to streamer Paramount Plus. She likewise worked away on CBS Studios shows like “Nancy Drew” and “Walker” for The CW, “Insatiable” for Netflix, and “The Lost Symbol” for Peacock, among others.
Preceding ViacomCBS, Bennett worked at Fox. She began her TV careers in the literary department at BWCS/ICM.
“Brianna is an amazing creative executive whose intellect, instinct and passion will drive our drama development forward as we continue to prioritize, nurture and sustain culturally inclusive and impactful storytelling,” said Sethi. “Her depth of experience and love of broadcast television will serve ABC’s commitment to bold and groundbreaking content with a watchful eye toward intersectionality.”
“I’m looking forward to working with Simran and the entire team on developing the next great drama for ABC, a network that has long been defined by some of the most important and trailblazing shows of our time,” added Bennett. “This is an exhilarating time to be a creator and writer in entertainment, especially for new and up-and-coming voices – there’s no limit to the stories we can tell.”