Touchstone TV Pres. Pedowitz Pares Down Post

A.J. Frutkin
DECEMBER 21, 2006 -

Touchstone TV president Mark Pedowitz is relinquishing some of his duties at Disney's TV unit.

Prior to being named president of the media conglom's TV studio in 2004, Pedowitz was an exec vp at ABC Entertainment TV Group, overseeing business affairs for ABC Entertainment, ABC Daytime, and SoapNet.

Those duties will now be assumed by exec vp Jana Winograde, who has served under Pedowitz for the past decade.

Winograde will report to ABC Entertainment president Stephen McPherson and ABC Daytime president Brian Frons. As Touchstone TV president, Pedowitz will continue to report to Disney-ABC TV Group president Anne Sweeney.