Brian Morewitz Named ABC Entertainment Drama Senior Vice President

He takes Channing Dungey’s old job after she replaced Paul Lee as president last month

Brian Morewitz is taking Channing Dungey’s old job — he’s now senior vice president, Drama Development at ABC Entertainment. Morewitz will report to Dungey, who replaced Paul Lee as group president last month.

In the position, he’ll oversee development and production of all drama pilots and the launch of new drama series for ABC Entertainment. Morewitz was previously vice president, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment — a post he has held since November 2004.

Morewitz developed and oversaw “Quantico,” “American Crime,” “Castle,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Revenge,” “Nashville” and “Brothers & Sisters” during his lengthy tenure.

Prior to ABC, Morewitz was senior vice president at Escape Artists, where he helped develop feature films, including “Knowing,” starring Nicolas Cage, and “S.W.A.T.”

Previously, Morewitz held other development positions within the motion picture industry, including senior vice president, Black and Blu Entertainment, and vice president, Lucas Foster Productions. He began his career as a story editor for New Line Cinema.

Morewitz attended James Madison University. He is married and has two children.