Channing Dungey Replaces Paul Lee as President at ABC

Becomes first African-American woman to lead a broadcast network

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There's a new president of ABC Entertainment.

Channing Dungey, who was evp of drama development, movies and miniseries for the network, replaces Paul Lee, who resigned today as president of the division.

According to The New York Times, Lee stepped down after losing a power struggle with Ben Sherwood, president of the Disney / ABC Television Group.

"Channing is a gifted leader and a proven magnet for top creative talent, with an impressive record of developing compelling, breakthrough programming," said Sherwood in a statement.

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