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‘Wendy Williams’ Hires Gabel, Bass as Producers

“The Wendy Williams Show” hired Jason Gabel and Suzanne Bass as supervising producers, while Deb Miller is returning as director of the talk series premiering in July.

Mr. Gabel previously served as a senior producer on Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Ms. Bass was previously with NBC Universal’s “The Martha Stewart Show” as a coordinating producer.

Ms. Miller served as director during “Williams’” test market run last year.

Deirdre Dod and James Avenell round out the production team as talent executives. Ms. Dod recently worked on “Rosie Live” as a talent producer, while Mr. Avenell is arriving from “The Bonnie Hunt Show,” where he was a talent producer.

Producers Joelle Dawson-Calia, Lorraine Haughton and Alia Zamel are returning as producers.

Liza Persky has been named producer, while Tristan Zimmerman has been named Web producer.

“Williams” is produced and distributed by Debmar-Mercury. Rob Dauber, Kevin Hunter and Ms. Williams serve as executive producers.

(Editor: Baumann)