Pair rise to senior VP in comedy and current departments
Cassidy has been upped to senior VP of comedy development, reporting to Jonathan Davis, exec VP of comedy development and animation. “She is known for not only attracting the best writers but working with them in a way where they feel not only protected but inspired,” Davis said.
Sicherman advances to senior veep of current programming, reporting to senior VP Jeffrey Glaser. “Steve is as good a current executive as there is in this business,” Glaser enthused. “He’s also hilarious.”
Cassidy joined the studio in 2009 and has helped shepherd such as series as Fox’s “New Girl,” ABC’s “Last Man Standing” and CBS’ new Robin Williams starrer “The Crazy Ones.”
Sicherman has been with 20th TV since 2001, starting out in the comedy department.