ABC is expected to finally fill a key position in its scheduling department by tapping Whitney Holland as its new vice president of program planning and acquisitions, according to people close to her and ABC.
At ABC, Holland will report to Andy Kubitz, the network's executive vice president of program planning. Kubitz joined ABC from CBS last August after Jeff Bader left the network to become NBC's top scheduling executive.
Holland will fill the hole left open by Steve Kern, who followed Bader to NBC last fall.
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