The BBC executive responsible for Miranda, Mrs Brown's Boys and The Thick of It has been promoted to a new role overseeing all of the corporation's in-house drama, entertainment and comedy production.
Mark Freeland, who is currently the BBC's controller, comedy production, takes one of two new roles created by director of television Danny Cohen following the departure of Pat Younge, the BBC's chief creative officer in charge of all in-house production.
Freeland becomes controller, fiction and entertainment, alongside Natalie Humphreys, who was appointed, controller, factual production.
Announcing the appointment on Wednesday, Cohen said: "Mark's appointment as controller, fiction and entertainment comes at a very exciting time for BBC Productions.
"We now have a fantastic new leadership team to build on our creative successes and drive the »
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