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Murphy shifts to UPN for drama

Exec developed 'Roswell,' 'Doe'; Dosti ankles post

Development exec Maggie Murphy has left Regency TV to join UPN as the netlet’s senior VP of drama development.

Out in the shuffle is Sonja Piper Dosti, who has ankled the top drama job after a year at UPN to pursue other interests.

Murphy had been with Regency since the production company — a joint venture between Fox TV Studios and New Regency — was founded in June 1998.

While at Regency, Murphy developed projects such as “Roswell,” “John Doe” and the upcoming Fox dramedy “Wonderfalls.” Prior to Regency, Murphy was manager of creative affairs at David E. Kelley Prods. and also worked at 20th Century Fox TV.

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