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Rosenberg Named Hulu Director of Comedy Originals

Billy Rosenberg has been named director of Hulu originals for comedy series, overseeing the development and production of Hulu’s comedies. He starts in January and will report directly to Beatrice Springborn, head of originals. 

Rosenberg was head of development and production at Party Over Here, the production outfit owned by The Lonely Island trio Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. 

Prior to that, he was an executive at Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment, developing and producing feature films. 

Hulu’s original comedies include Casual, Difficult People and The Mindy Project

Coming up for the streaming service is Future Man from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.