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Condé Nast Entertainment has tapped former ABC comedy exec Jonathan Koa as svp, scripted programming, effective November 16. At ABC, he oversaw production and development of comedy series and worked with the net’s top comedy talent, like Amy Poehler and Greg Daniels, Deadline reports. He also oversaw production at NBCUniversal Television Studios, for series like “Parenthood,” “House” and “Monk.” Just last week, CNE announced that it hired former svp of corporate communications at NBCUniversal Cameron Blanchard as evp of corporate communications. CNE produces programming for TV and feature films, but it also has a digital network The Scene, which has 19 branded channels.

Former ABC comedy exec Jonathan Koa has joined Condé Nast Entertainment as senior vice president, scripted programming. He begins his new job on November 16. In his new role, Koa will be responsible for developing and producing scripted television projects for CNÉ. The announcement was made today by Dawn Ostroff, president of CNÉ, to whom Koa will report.

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