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Scott Free shuffles TV division execs

Sheehan promoted while Krueger comes aboard

Scott Free Prods. is shaking up its exec ranks on the TV side.

Shingle, from Ridley and Tony Scott, has promoted Jordan Sheehan to VP of television development. Her responsibilities will continue to include CBS drama “The Good Wife,” as well as all new U.S. broadcast development and international co-ventures, both series and longform.

Other projects on Sheehan’s docket include the A&E miniseries “Coma” and Fox’s limited series “Pyrates,” set for a possible 2012 summer launch.

“Jordan has been a terrific force in the department, parlaying her experience working with Ridley as an executive on the features side,” said TV president David Zucker. “She has an incredible work ethic but somehow manages to make an arduous process incredibly fun while forging great relationships with talent across the board.”

Joining Scott Free as director of TV development is Clayton Krueger, who recently arrived from Jerry Bruckheimer Prods. Krueger’s duties include the upcoming Cinemax crime series “The Sector” as well as Le Mans motor racing project “Drivers.”

Also, Hannah Flint was promoted to manager of the television development. With Scott Free since 2009, she previously worked as an assistant in television packaging at CAA.

Scott Free is currently in pre-production for mini “World Without End,” which doesn’t have a U.S. network attached but has been sold to several territories around the globe. Shingle’s previous projects include CBS’ series “Numbers” and Starz’s mini “The Pillars of the Earth.”

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