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Comedy Central Hires Posch to Head Up East Coast Programming

5/29/2012 10:13 AM Eastern

Comedy Central has hired Brooke Posch to head up the network's east coast programming and development.

In her new role as vice president, original programming and production, east coast, Posch will oversee development and production of all of the network's east coast-based original pilots and series.

"Brooke has established a fantastic reputation in the comedy community for great taste, impeccable creative instincts, and superior collaborative skills," said Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development for Comedy Central, in a statement. "She will undoubtedly make me appear to be smarter than I am. I thank her in advance and look forward to meeting her."

Posch comes from MTV, where she had served as vice president, comedy and animation since 2009, overseeing development for studio, game, unscripted and animated pilots.

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