20th TV taps Cassidy as vp comedy

Credits include "Samantha Who?" at ABC Studios

Carolyn Cassidy has joined 20th Century Fox TV as vp comedy development.

Cassidy, who will report to senior vp comedy development Jonathan Davis, comes to 20th from ABC Studios, where she helped develop its series "Samantha Who?" for ABC and "Ruby and the Rockits" for ABC Family.

"She's smart and has a great sense of humor," Davis said of Cassidy.

Before ABC Studios, Cassidy was vp current series at NBC, overseeing such shows as "Will & Grace," "Las Vegas" and "The Office."
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