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Goode joins ABC Family as Lying Game ends

Alexandra ChadosABC Family has brought in GSN’s former head of programming Kelly Goode to oversee its originals. The news comes as the Mouse House cable channel cancels scripted series The Lying Game.

Goode, who was most recently working as an in-house executive producer at game show channel GSN through an overall development deal, will now be responsible for all ABC Family scripted series as VP, original programming.

Her appointment comes as the star of scripted series The Lying Game Alexandra Chandos revealed in a tweet that ABC Family had ended the show after two seasons (pictured).

Goode will head a current programming team within executive VP, original programming Kate Juergens’ division.

Director of programming Jennifer Gerstenblatt, programming managers Kelly Garrett and Danielle de Jesus and programming coordinator Julie Katchen will report directly into Goode, who in turn reports to Juergens.

“We are most fortunate to have Kelly join our team. Her insights, expertise and ability to foster great relationships will help guide our current slate of hit originals into their next stage of growth and continue to shepherd our successful programming strategy,” said Juergens.

Will at GSN, Goode was behind series such as Baggage and The American Bible Challenge.

She previously worked as head of television programming at director John Singleton’s New Deal Productions.