Based in La, Alterman will report to Ganeless. He will oversee the development teams in both Los Angeles and New York.
"With his experience in both film and television comedy and his strong relationships within the comedy community, he is the perfect fit for the job," said Ganeless.
Alterman previously was the head of Comedy Central's New York development office until his departure in 2001 and oversaw development and production on such series as "Strangers with Candy" and "Upright Citizens Brigade."
- By Georg Szalai
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