Stacey Adams has been named vice president, Current Programming, ABC Entertainment. In this position, she oversees scripted drama and comedy programming for ABC, and reports to Vicki Dummer, head of Current Series Programming, ABC Entertainment.
“Stacey is a highly respected, experienced creative executive who is passionate about television,” said Dummer. “She has strong relationships and great creative instincts, and I am very excited to have her join the team.”
Adams comes to ABC Entertainment from CBS, where she was vice president of Current Programming and covered comedy and drama shows, including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Previously, she was vice president of Drama Development at Paramount/CBS Studios, working with the team that developed shows such as “Criminal Minds,” “Medium,” “Numb3rs” and “Ghost Whisperer.”
Adams began her career producing theater in Los Angeles and New York, and went on to be a director’s assistant to Ken Olin.
She attended the USC School of Cinema and Television.