Pro7 taps Hannes Hiller for comedy unit

Exec developed German version of 'Survivor'

BERLIN -- The executive shuffle at Pro7 continued Thursday as Hannes Hiller was named the new head of comedy and format development at the Munich-based broadcaster.

Hiller, who has developed several reality and comedy formats for Pro7 including "The Alm," the German version of "Survivor" and "Headnut TV," replaces Michael Schimdt, who has taken over as senior vp entertainment for the entire German free-TV division of Pro7 parent ProSiebenSat.1.