Warner Bros. TV Hires Former ABC Exec Vicki Dummer


Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) has brought in former ABC Entertainment executive Vicki Dummer as executive VP and head of current programming.

Dummer previously served as ABC Entertainment’s head of current series programming. In her new role at Warner Bros. Television, she will report to Warner Bros. Television Group Chairman Channing Dungey. Dungey and Dummer previously worked together at ABC.

Dummer will be responsible for managing creative affairs for all current scripted series produced by Warner Bros. Television across all platforms. Dummer will also supervise the newly structured current programming team, with Odetta Watkins, Rachel Filippelli and Kelly Goode serving as senior leaders of the department and reporting directly to her.

Dungey said: “I’m thrilled to have Vicki joining us here at Warner Bros. Television to lead our exceptional current programming team. In our time together at ABC, I found Vicki to be a truly insightful and collaborative creative executive who works incredibly well with talent. She has played a pivotal role in managing some of the most successful, long-running series of the last two decades. We are excited to have the benefit of her expertise at what is an extremely exciting time at the Studio, as we ramp up our series production for HBO Max while continuing to deliver signature series for external streaming and cable partners, and the broadcast networks.”

Dummer said: “I’m excited to be reunited with Channing, who is an inspiring and thoughtful leader, and very much looking forward to helping her fulfill her vision for WBTV. The opportunity to lead current programming at this iconic studio with such an impressive roster of producers and series is truly a dream come true.”