Lisa Hackner Named EVP, Daytime and Syndicated Programming, ABC Entertainment Group

    on Friday, October 25, 2013 @ 10:19 PM
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    Telepictures
    Telepictures

    has been named Executive Vice President, Daytime and Syndicated Programming, ABC Entertainment Group, it was announced today by , President, ABC Entertainment Group, with whom she will report. Hackner will be responsible for first-run development and production.

    Prior to joining ABC, Hackner was EVP, Creative Affairs, Telepictures, which is a division of Warner Bros.

    Craig Sjodin/ABC
    Craig Sjodin/ABC

    , who has been overseeing ABC Daytime since the departure of in January 2012, will remain in her position as Executive Vice President, Times Square Studios, Current Series & Specials, ABC Entertainment Group.

    • Rosana

      Good for her. Get rid of talk and cooking shows and bring back our soaps! If she gets it, she’ll have GH-like ratings all across the board!