David Hudson has been upped to senior veep of latenight and specials for TBS and TNT, reporting to exec veep Michael Wright. Hudson, based in Los Angeles, was previously veep of alternative programming.Adam Gerber has been tapped senior veep of sales development and marketing for ABC. He joins the Alphabet after serving as chief marketing officer for the audience measurement firm Quantcast. MTV Networks Entertainment Group has promoted Tanya Giles to exec veep of strategic insights and research for the unit that encompasses Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land. Giles was previously senior veep of research and planning. Discovery Communications has promoted Michelina Gauthier to senior VP of talent business and legal affairs. Gauthier, who has been with Discovery for eight years, now oversees talent deals and ad sales integration pacts for Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet and other cablers. Joe Marchese has been named senior veep of digital and marketing strategy at Fuse. He joins the Madison Square Garden-owned cabler from the digital advertising firm SocialVibe and SVnetwork.
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