Apple hires Paramount executive to spearhead original comedy programming

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Apple has added former Paramount executive Dana Tuinier to its original video content team to spearhead the development of comedy programming, TBI Vision reports. Tuinier will develop new comedy projects and oversee existing acquisitions starring Reese Witherspoon and Kristen Wiig. Tuinier previously acted as VP of development and original programming for The Paramount Network, which launched earlier this month in the US. Before joining Paramount Tuinier worked on hit Fox shows like Glee, New Girl and Bob’s Burgers.

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