He will remain in the top job at ABC Entertainment with the multi-year deal
TheWrap looks at where all of the executive's divisions stand today and the biggest challenges they present for Sweeney's successor
This decision, personal as it is, is a blow to larger hopes for women’s leadership.
"Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne" will be released in September
"Fresh off the Boat" will center on a family of Taiwanese Americans in Orlando
The project comes from TBD entertainment, ABC Studios and Universal TV
"American Crime" is also executive produced by Michael McDonald
The actress will star opposite Jack Whitehall as a tough-as-nails vice principal
Series will revolve around a group of middle-age friends who live on the same street
"First Timers" centers on twentysomething male-female business partners
"How to Get Away With Murder" will center on a group of law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor
"Burning Love" actress June Diane Raphael is also involved with the comedy project
McDonald is launching his own production company with the studio
Jossen will seque into production under shakeup of the company's executive ranks
Schwartz had previously worked at OWN, Regency Television, ABC Family and NBC
Writer/director David France will executive produce the adaptation of his AIDS documentary "How to Survive a Plague"
"Bad Management" follows a mother raising her convict brother's kids, while Andrea Abbate's comedy revolves around the troubles of a boss at a high-end department...
Michael Ian Black writes and stars in "You're Not Doing It Right," while "Between Two Kings" hails from television writer Jeff Kahn
Project will revolve around three diverse families with a common biological father
"Snow White and the Huntsman" star Charlize Theron will produce modern-day retelling of the Hatfields and McCoys feud, recently the source of a huge hit...
"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry's soapy drama about ambitious domestic workers could find a second life after getting a pass from ABC
ABC is killing off a character on Sunday's "Desperate Housewives" episode to bolster its case against Nicollette Sheridan, her attorney claims
"Desperate Housewives" producer lets news of impending death slip during Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination suit
Creator Marc Cherry testifies that it was "stage business" when he put his hand to the head of "Desperate Housewives' star Nicollette Sheridan
The hour-long drama from ABC Studios was written by Jon Steinberg and is billed as a "fantastical re-imagining"
Period show will revolve around a Jersey teen leading a secret life
Drama comes from "Numb3rs," "Law & Order" executive producer Barry Schindel
After dabbling with a semi-serious CBS drama last year, the perennial sitcom dad would play -- wait for it -- the father of a...
New deal will involve developing scripted series with Brillstein Entertainment
Longtime ABC Studios executive Francie Calfo fills vacancy created by David Nevins' impending departure to Showtime