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Exclusive: Fox International Channels poaches Comedy Central’s Shoshana Wilson

Fox International Channels has poached Comedy Central executive Shoshana Wilson to join its international acquisitions team, TBI understands.

Wilson was formerly acquisitions and commissioning manager at Comedy Central, the Viacom-owned pay TV network.

She will report to SVP, global acquisitions Jason Simms and will be based in its London office. Before working at Comedy Central and its previous incarnation Paramount Comedy, she worked for a number of British production companies.

This comes as Fox International Channels ramps up its global purchasing following the success of series including The Walking Dead and American Horror Story.